In 2030 the Chinese Navy will surpass the US Navy on the Indo-Pacific Theater

Since the beginning of the 2010 decade, the Chinese Navy has undertaken to develop a powerful and modern fleet of high seas, able, in the long term, to challenge to the US Navy the supremacy on the seas of the Indo-Pacific zone. This effort also concerns equipment, with the rise of the Chinese military naval industry able today to produce all the buildings forming an ocean-going fleet at a steady pace, than on the crews, with a a very methodical and remarkably applied staff training plan for a coordinated growth of resources and know-how.

In this article, we will study the main classes of vessels that will form the Chinese offshore fleet on the 2030 horizon, so that we can assess their performance, and the level of threat it could, if any, represent for the countries as for navigation and exploitation of resources in the Indo-Pacific zone.

Aircraft carrier

The first Chinese Navy aircraft carrier, Liaoning, entered service only in 2015, and was in fact an unfinished Soviet former aircraft carrier, bought from a Ukrainian shipyard. In 2030, it should have 5 6 carrier, 3 different classes

The 001 Liaoning Aircraft Carrier will likely serve as an 2030 instruction ship

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