Zhang Zhaozhong: Asia Pacific Recent intensive exercise greater maritime threats facing China
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International (Reporters He Jin Zhe): Asia-Pacific region is currently being held or will hold a series of military exercises. The exercise time and place are relatively concentrated, which will produce China’s strategic environment surrounding any effect. Here we have to talk about this topic.
First, we look at the June 23 has kicked off a joint military exercise in 14 Pacific Rim countries. Exercise began, local media once described Hawaii’s Pearl Harbor in Hawaii: “a flood of naval vessels from the Asia-Pacific countries gathered to Pearl Harbor … ….” Participate in the exercise of the United States and Australia, Japan, the U.S. alliance abroad, as well as Singapore and Malaysia and other Southeast Asian countries. Subjects including anti-submarine warfare exercises, mine warfare and landing exercises, in which 25 countries will take part in live firing warships. As the dominant party of the U.S. military, the elite is sending all kinds of sea and air equipment, such as “Reagan” nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, “a good man Richard” amphibious assault ship, the “free” was the LCS and so on. So, what is the purpose of this exercise? What kind of features? China’s National Defense University, Professor Zhang is the case analysis.
Zhang Zhaozhong: This exercise is to prevent a large country in East Asia to block sea lanes, imaginary self-evident is China.
we look at June 29, that is just the beginning of the day before yesterday, the Russian Far East military exercises. The exercise, code-named “East 2010″ is held in the Far East Russian history, the largest strategic and operational exercises, to twenty thousand soldiers and 30 ships participating. It is reported that three Russian warships, including the Fleet including the flagship will rendezvous Sea of ??Japan during the exercise. This exercise will continue until July 8. The large-scale military exercises of Russia, the Korean Peninsula is tight on the occasion, the purpose of exercise, many Russian media speculation. So, Russia to hold this exercise for? Here to listen to Jiang Yi, Chinese Academy of Social Russian expert analysis.
Jiang Yi: Russia Russian speech aimed at training the military services cooperative engagement capability, and shows the Russian influence in Northeast Asia.
the United States and South Korea joint military exercise in the Yellow Sea is currently brewing. Originally, the exercise scheduled for June 7 to 11, but then postponed again and again, now that may be held in July. Although this exercise is for the US-ROK claimed that the Korean peninsula, but due to the exercise site in the Yellow Sea near China, but also news that the U.S. plans to send nuclear-powered aircraft carrier “George Washington” in the exercise, the exercise Chinese public opinion has aroused particular concern. So for the planned military exercises, how should we see, again listen to the views of Chinese National Defense University professor Zhang Zhaozhong.
Zhang Zhaozhong: Do this exercise to be held at the U.S. aircraft carrier coming or are still problems, so there is no need for too much speculation, if the military exercises held in China will, Asian countries and Russia’s security threat.
We note that the exercise occurred at a time is very concentrated, location also occurred in the Asia Pacific region, or even in China’s surrounding areas, the middle and what kind of association? Their impact on China’s strategic environment surrounding what will it mean? Let’s listen to Zhang Zhaozhong analysis.
Zhang Zhaozhong: time to focus on these exercises, in addition to climate and coincidental factors, but also shows that China’s rapid economic development, the larger threat facing the sea.
just said that in addition to the three exercises, but from June 30 to July 5, the PLA troops in the East China Sea East China Sea Fleet conducted under live fire training. For the East China Sea Fleet of the PLA in this live-fire training, foreign media have speculated that China’s move is intended to respond to the upcoming US-South Korean joint military exercises at sea. The Chinese Defense Ministry officials and Chinese Foreign Affairs Ministry spokesman have said, this is a routine military training, and the Korean Peninsula does not matter.
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