Former U.S. secretary of defense said the mainland Kuznetsov decades is difficult to threaten Taiwan
is still modified in the Kuznetsov aircraft carrier
Global Network reporter Zhu Ying library reported that, according to the U.S. “military aviation” network reported on July 1, former U.S. Secretary of Defense William Perry ? June 30, said the PLA Navy’s first aircraft carrier, “Kuznetsov” was recently on Taiwan or the South China Sea can not constitute a threat because of its ability to play all take some years.
“Even if you have an aircraft carrier, it was not important, because you have to operate a carrier battle group.” Had served as U.S. Secretary of Defense from 1994 to 1997, said Perry, “1996 Taiwan Strait crisis, not only to where we sent two aircraft carriers, but the deployed aircraft carrier battle groups. aircraft carrier battle group must have a number of other warships, submarines and aircraft, and most importantly, to have the training year after year . “He also expects the next few decades, Taiwan should not worry about the mainland carrier combat capability.
UK Reuters recently reported that, with the first aircraft carrier built in China’s already growing military influence will be further strengthened, while other major countries in Asia for Beijing’s sovereign position in the disputed waters. ” is disturbed. ”
problem for China to build aircraft carriers, Hong Lei, the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman said on June 9, China unswervingly follows the road of peaceful development and adopts a defensive national defense policy and friendship with its neighbors. In recent years, China’s military power to achieve a certain development, military modernization has increased, this increase is entirely in self-defense within a reasonable range. China’s weapons and equipment with the developed countries and more developed countries, there are still a sizeable gap. He also stressed that China’s defense capabilities will not threaten any country.(edit: SN049)