Taiwan media said that Kuznetsov can protect oil supply lines and deter countries Nansha
Dalian network says, “Kuznetsov” aircraft carrier will soon be completed sea testing.
Taiwan, “Central News Agency” reports, the Director of Naval Intelligence stage Lanning Li said the mainland’s first aircraft carrier may be put into the South China Sea Fleet of the South China Sea countries have a deterrent effect outside the mainland coast of southern Taiwan and the Navy to Pacific activities, capacity may increase, there is a certain threat to Taiwan.
Chinese media coverage recently to clear the mainland to the Ukraine to buy the aircraft carrier “Kuznetsov” was nearly complete conversion stage, the water will become the first Chinese in the history of aircraft carriers, and there may be attachment of the People’s Liberation Army South China Sea Fleet.
a retired Navy Lieutenant identity Lanning Li said the mainland has the South China Sea and East China Sea Fleet, the formation of north-south pincer attack Taiwan has long been Taiwan’s naval blockade of Taiwan Strait has always been thought to block link the two continental fleet; but the “Kuznetsov” was once put into the South China Sea Fleet, the fleet’s strength and mobility will be significantly enhanced.
he said, with the carrier, even if the face of the South China Sea Fleet naval blockade of Taiwan, Taiwan Strait, Taiwan has the ability to bypass the eastern Pacific Ocean and Southern Ocean activities in Taiwan, Taiwan got hit in the sea there is the possibility of , Taiwan has a certain degree of threat.
but Lanning Li emphasized, however, “Kuznetsov” was to have a fighting force, too early. From the media point of view, the carrier as well as many radar and other important equipment and components have not yet installed, but also several tests; and will ship to configure what type of fighter are unable to determine the mainland and Russia is still negotiating on the purchase model.
Lanning Li said, “Kuznetsov” was configured in the South China Sea Fleet, the mainland will soon face the South China Sea dispute over sovereignty and sudden, rapid response is expected, not only have a deterrent effect the periphery, the South China Sea can also protect the continent’s oil transportation line security.
he said, after the tsunami in Indonesia, mainland China and the United States has invested heavily to disaster relief, but not the mainland due to carrier transport efficiency far and the United States, the United States lost in the disaster on the pace of a length, so that as the “Asia- man “did not face quite the mainland; Therefore, with the first aircraft carrier, the mainland is concerned that there are” to promote national prestige “of meaning.
As for the mainland carrier on the global impact of the strategy, Lanning Li said that even with the first aircraft carrier, Continental Navy aircraft carrier strength and development is still not for many years, now has 11 carrier battle groups in the United States to compete the U.S. military superiority in the Western Pacific and no threat of force; however, believe that the U.S. aircraft carrier will continue to focus the pace of development of the continent.(edit: SN015)