China ‘has overtaken Russia’ as a maritime power, boosted by joint naval drills

//China ‘has overtaken Russia’ as a maritime power, boosted by joint naval drills

China ‘has overtaken Russia’ as a maritime power, boosted by joint naval drills

China has surpassed Russia as a maritime power, boosted by years of joint drills between the two navies, according to military analysts.Such exercises had helped China to become a relatively advanced naval power, and Russia was watching on warily as Beijing continued a push to modernise its military, they said.Assessing 10 joint exercises carried out by the Chinese and Russian navies since 2012 – when Xi Jinping took power – the German Institute for International and Security Affairs said they…

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