Pentagon: China building bombers, training pilots for missions against U.S.

China's new multi-role fighter jet J-10C

China's new multi-role fighter jet J-10C

The South China Morning Post says Chinese president Xi Jinping "ordered the PLA to step up efforts, saying China needed a military ready to "fight and win" wars".

"The PLA could also conduct a more comprehensive and more methodical campaign created to force Taiwan to capitulate to unification, or unification dialogue, under PRC terms".

The Pentagon put countering China and Russian Federation at the center of a national defense strategy this year.

The 's assessment - part of a much larger annual report to Congress looking at China's military power and geopolitical goals - concludes that wants to greatly expand its scope of influence in the region and wants to demonstrate to other world powers, especially the US, that the capabilities of its People's () have increased dramatically. Earlier this year, for example, the USA said would no longer be invited to a key military exercise in the Pacific known as the Rim of the Pacific, or RIMPAC.

"A man can not prosper without honesty, the same is true for a country", Wu said. Such a practice is not targeted against any particular nation near the area, but forms the part of China's bigger plan to build a strong army capable of winning a war in all weathers and territories, he said.

This year's report reiterates that China will seek to establish new bases in such countries.

Despite Taiwan being self-governed for nearly 70 years, the mainland Chinese government continues to view the island as an integral part of its territory. A new report from Pentagon suggests that Chinese bombers are likely training for strikes on USA targets in the Pacific.

Koreas agree to hold new summit in Pyongyang in September
The Korean Peninsula remains technically in a state of war. "But only if Chairman Kim fulfills his commitments to denuclearise". It has also used peace and reconciliatory events with the South as grounds for its negotiations with the US.

The report said China is "willing to employ coercive measures - both military and non-military - to advance its interests and mitigate opposition from other countries".

Around the time of the Djbouti base opening, an editorial in the state-run Global Times stressed its importance to Beijing's plans.

The report points out that the People's Liberation Army has quickly expanded out its bombing areas over the ocean. It's not a commercial resupply point...

The report also highlights the fact that China is looking to rapidly increase its worldwide and regional influence.

The report also notes that China is developing missiles that can destroy information and intelligence satellites.

Not only that, the Pentagon report prepared by the Congress, also claimed that the Dragon is also working towards strengthening its space surveillance capabilities in order to keep an eye on the objects across the globe and in space. The views expressed therein are not necessarily those of stlucianewsonline.com, its sponsors or advertisers.

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