In a show of strength, China deploys aircraft carrier group, N-sub in Taiwan Straits during military drills Oneindia News


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Beijing, Aug 4: In a show of strength, China is deploying its aircraft carrier group and a nuclear submarine in large-scale military drills in the Taiwan Strait in response to US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's high-stakes visit to Taipei which infuriated Beijing as it claims the island as part of its territory. Zhang Junshe, a senior research fellow at the Naval Research Academy of the PLA, told the state-run Global Times that the People's Liberation Army (PLA) drills from Thursday to Sunday around the island of Taiwan will feature its first aircraft carrier group deterrence exercise, which will establish a...