China's aircraft carrier "Liaoning" crisscrossing the Pacific ocean, as the country seeks to assert its military power and expanding their capabilities naval warfare.
Fighter J-15 practiced air collisions and in-flight refuelling in the Yellow sea at the end of last week before ship, led by the flotilla, and the accompanying destroyers and frigates in the Pacific ocean outside of Taiwan and Okinawa. This step did not go unnoticed by the Asian neighbors of China. Taiwan sounded a note of anxiety with defence Minister stressing the need for vigilance.
"The threat from our enemies is growing every day. We should always support our military vigilance," said the Minister of defense of Taiwan Feng Shi-Kwan. The Ministry of defense of Japan, meanwhile, said it was the first time "Liaoning", which China bought from Ukraine in 1998, and then restored and put into operation in 2012 as a training ship, went to the open Pacific ocean. "We receive a notification, which indicates that China is expanding its ability to participate in naval warfare," said the Secretary-General of the Japanese Cabinet Yoshihide Saga.
The state Agency of Global Times published an editorial on Christmas day, timed to the aircraft carrier "Liaoning". China will increase its fleet of aircraft carriers and send them to the Eastern part of the Pacific to establish naval supply bases in South America.
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