"States are also conditions but conditions are not necessarily states. For people in a state are, in virtue of this, also in some condition, but people in a condition are not in every case also in a state." -- Aristotle. Categories.
Video: China unveils nuclear submarine fleet:
The first nuclear submarine fleet from PLA North China Sea Fleet carried out a military drill as shown by footage released lately. The drill was aimed at testing the maneuver capability of the fleet in deep-sea navigation, long-distance operation, submarine communication and coordination with other battleships. Ref. Source 9
China planning 110,000-ton 'super aircraft carrier' to rival US naval power:
Following Washington's move to increase its military footprint in Asia, China has declared it is building a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier of a size to compete with the mightiest in the US naval fleet. Ref. Source 7
China outpaces America in sub numbers - US admiral:
"They may not be the same quality, but their submarine forces are growing at a tremendous rate. They now have more diesel and nuclear attack submarines than we have," The admiral told the lawmakers. "They are producing some fairly amazing submarines and they are actually deploying them." Ref. Source 8
That's not good for us or for anyone. China has long been a land based army but if they're going to the high seas they now become a threat to anyone anywhere.
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Yemen evacuation demonstrates China's growing far-seas naval capabilities:
On Sunday, March 29, the Chinese PLA Navy (PLAN) evacuated 570 Chinese citizens from two port cities in Yemen. Then on Thursday, April 2, the PLAN force returned to evacuate 225 foreign nationals. All evacuees were transported to Djibouti, where they await flights home. Ref. Source 8
China to set up first overseas naval facility in Djibouti next to US airbase:
The outpost, in the tiny former French colony bordering Ethiopia, Somalia and Eritrea, is also the United States' only military base on the continent, used as a launching pad for its counter-terrorism operations and drones program in the region. Ref. Source 9i