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  • China vs. America: A Submarine Showdown in the South China Sea?

    Kris Osborn Security, Americas The United States has been continuing Chinese sub-hunting patrols with its Poseidon P-8 surveillance plane in the South China Sea area. Rival U.S. and Chinese sub-hunting surveillance assets continue to track one another in the South China Sea as part of an ongoing competition to both gain intelligence about the other and, ideally, establish some kind of maritime superiority in the South China Sea in light of ongoing tensions. The Chinese have been operating...

    The National Interest
  • With Beijing’s Military Nearby, U.S. Sends 2 Aircraft Carriers to South China Sea

    The deployment of an American aircraft carrier and its strike force is often used as a signal to deter adversaries. Deploying two at once is recognized as a significant show of force.
  • U.S. sends carriers to South China Sea during Chinese military drills

    Both countries have accused each other of stoking tensions in the strategic waterway, at a time of strained relations.

    NBC News
  • The U.S. Navy Is Ready for Trouble in the South China Sea or Near Taiwan

    Kris Osborn Security, Not only do these types of operations extend the Navy’s ability to attack inland targets to a larger extent, extend target-searching dwell time and enable coordinated multi-platform strikes, but they also greatly improve destroyer-and-cruiser launched missile attacks. The U.S. Navy is preparing for expansive two-carrier attacks in the Pacific by connecting the USS Theodore Roosevelt and USS Nimitz Carrier Strike Groups for combined operations near the Taiwan Strait and...

    The National Interest