British media said that China will exceed the size of the British navy ships, but the quality is not dominant
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LONDON January 11 news: According to the British 8th Reuters AlertNet website reports that the British Navy chief Admiral 马克斯坦霍 P 8 In an interview with the media over whether the Chinese Navy, said the British Navy, warships and submarines on the number of single point of view, the Chinese navy will exceed the size of the British navy, but it is difficult to dominant China in terms of quality.
Last month, a Chinese retired general suggested that China build overseas bases in the Gulf of Aden. In this regard, Stanhope said it was part of an international anti-piracy efforts, the Chinese navy, “found a trick.” He said: “They want to maintain the area (Indian Ocean) and stability to ensure the safety of its imports and exports, so China’s naval expansion is entirely predictable.”
Stanhope said that the Indian Ocean is European focus, because it is from Asia to Europe cargo traffic arteries. He said that China’s economic importance to improve, while also expanding its naval forces. When asked whether China will replace the Navy when the British navy, Stanhope said: “China in the number and size will almost certainly overtake us, but the British naval ships of very high quality.”
Admiral Stanhope said the country needs the Navy Sea and Gulf of Aden in Somalia, 1.1 million square miles of water cruise supervision. Since the beginning of 2009, foreign naval deployment to the Gulf of Aden is already, where implementation of escort missions, establish and monitor the ship through pirate-prone waters of the “common corridor.” However, the distribution of countries, including naval escort fleet, including the vast Indian Ocean waters, so the merchant is still vulnerable in the past.
According to the United Kingdom said British Foreign Secretary 戴维米德利 classes, because of military resource constraints, the ship will not get through the Indian Ocean and Gulf of Aden through the ship the same level of protection. Stanhope said: “successful action to stop pirates, we have achieved great success – depending on where the Navy in the number.”
reported that the EU anti-piracy as part of Special Forces, the Royal Navy in 2009, was deployed ships off the Somali coast. Currently, the EU anti-piracy naval special forces, a total of seven. Royal Navy ships are not involved in the current EU anti-piracy operations, but if necessary, stationed in the Indian Ocean, a British frigate and supply ship can also be involved in anti-piracy operations. (Compiled: Spring)