Intisari-Online.com – It seems that the Chinese military is on alert 1.
This is because China’s relations are heating up with a number of countries.
Not only in the South China Sea, but also around the border.
Not surprisingly, Chinese military experts say that currently the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has very high war preparedness on all fronts.
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“However, despite tensions, the risk of large-scale military conflict remains very low thanks to the strength and strategic prevention of the PLA,” Wei Dongxu, a military expert based in Beijing, told Global Times.
According to Wei, the United States (US) could not possibly march to the front lines alone.
Because of this, Uncle Sam’s country took advantage of the tension between India and China on the disputed border.
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Launch Global Times, starting Wednesday (1/7/2020) for five days, the Chinese Maritime Safety Agency announced, the PLA held a military exercise in the waters of the Xisha Islands in the South China Sea, near Vietnam.
Vietnamese newspapers, VN Express reports that no ship could enter the territory of the South China Sea, which Vietnam referred to as the East Sea, during the Chinese military training.
Previous, China Military Online in its report on Friday (6/26/2020) last week mentioned, the Southern Command of the PLA Navy sent destroyers and frigates to conduct maritime operations in the South China Sea on June 18, 2020.
Then, launch the report CCTV, On Friday (26/62020), Group 73 of the PLA Army recently held an amphibious landing exercise with direct fire featuring heavy weapons and equipment such as the ZBD-05 amphibious assault vehicle in Fujian Province.
Increased tensions in the Indo-Pacific will make Australia boost its defense budget by 40% over the next 10 years, focusing on the region.
In his speech on Wednesday (1/72020), Prime Minister Scott Morrison said, Australia would spend 270 billion US dollars or 186.5 billion US dollars over the next 10 years to obtain long-range attack capability in air, sea and land.
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Quoting Reuters, Morrison said Australia would also shift its military focus to the Indo-Pacific region.
“We want the Indo-Pacific to be free from coercion and hegemony.”
“We want an area where all countries, large and small, can freely engage with each other and be guided by international rules and norms,” Morrison said.
According to Morrison, Australia will first buy 200 AGM-158C long-range anti-ship missiles from the United States (US) with a value of 800 million US Dollars.
The land of kangaroos will also develop hypersonic missiles that can fly at least five times the speed of sound.
“Tensions over territorial claims are increasing throughout the Indo-Pacific region, as we have seen recently at the disputed border between India and China, in the South China Sea, and in the East China Sea,” Morrison said.
“The risk of miscalculation and even conflict increases,” he added.
(This article was published on kontan.co.id under the title “Military experts say, China in war preparedness is very high on all fronts”)
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