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will be interesting to see how the indians react to this... they have 4 x principle fleets and have been turning the Andomans into a super base

China to massively increase size of its marine corps
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will be interesting to see how the indians react to this... they have 4 x principle fleets and have been turning the Andomans into a super base

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That's a big increase in so little time, is it even realistic 100000 don't see the capacity to move even a 1/8th plus there equipment and stores after all they are only cutting steel for there 1st LHD sometime this year.
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That's a big increase in so little time, is it even realistic 100000 don't see the capacity to move even a 1/8th plus there equipment and stores after all they are only cutting steel for there 1st LHD sometime this year.
they can air truck in the immediate short term, eg they've had access to Gwadar for a while and Djibouti was also setup as a critical hub for their resource imports

they'll get bums on seats to make the initial numbers and the build up their skills accordingly.

its a generational project IMO
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