As part of future military exercises, China and Russia may conduct joint air and sea patrols in the Asia-Pacific region. In the field of defense against the backdrop of uneasy relations with the West.
In the future, as part of military exercises, China and Russia may conduct joint air and sea patrols, writes the South China Morning Post, citing the opinion of military analysts. They expressed a similar point of view, while two strange cameras passed through the Tsugaru Strait and past the Izu Islands near Japan in defiance of the United States.
In future military operations in the defense of the United States and its allies.
“With the deployment of more advanced armed countries, they are determined to improve their coordination between them, which they have no secrets from a friend. They need it to increase their overall ability to cope with conflict or emergencies.“- said military commentator Yue Gang.
The Chinese Ministry of Defense said 10 warships and six helicopters from the two countries went on patrol in the Sea of Japan, the Western Pacific Ocean and the East China Sea, where they were for a week from October 17. According to these events, bilateral partnerships were involved.
China and Russia have regularly conducted military exercises since 2012. Since 2019, Moscow and Beijing have carried out joint strategic air patrols over the East China and Japan Seas every year.
“They are trying to establish their strong supportive regional stability“- said the former PLA instructor Song Zhongping.
According to military observers, the upcoming exercises could take place in the East China and Japan seas, since both Beijing and Moscow have their own interests in these waters. Yue also noted that the purpose of the maneuvers could be the development of anti-ship and air defense.
At the same time, the fleets of China and Russia passed through the Tsugaru Strait, after which they entered the Pacific Ocean, where the United States has many military bases. “The appearance of Chinese and Russian warships there is a serious warning for both the United States and Japan.“, – believes the Dream.
Both experts point out that the reason for the convergence of the Chinese and Russian military factors is that both Moscow and Beijing are faced with growing external pressure, and, in particular, the emergence of a new alliance AUKUS (US, UK and Australia) and Quad (Japan ), USA, India and Australia).
“All this poses a serious threat to China and, moreover, even to Russia … It is very important for China and Russia to strengthen mutual trust in the region, intensify joint military exercises and improve mutual strategic cooperation“- Sung summed up.