Satellite images obtained by news agencies on Sunday (7) show what they look like Complete models of warships From USA Built in the middle of the desert of China. Although there is no official information as to why these buildings were built, they are believed to be working Aim of Chinese military training.
From the pictures, it can be seen that at least one model mimics one aircraft carrier and another, a destroyer. One of the targets was found to be attached to the rails used to transport it. According to the United States Naval Institute (USNI), of the full-scale structures, there were a few more complex structures that appear to be navigation tools.
Flat structure to facilitate military training in China, set in the middle of the desert in Xinjiang – Photo: Maxer Technologies via AP
Focusing on giant aircraft carriers, the U.S. Navy Command is one of the most powerful weapons in the U.S. arsenal. One of them is stationed in the Pacific, where it observes important regions like that Taiwan In addition, a dispute exists in the South China Sea and Chinese waters.
On the other side of the local dispute, China has been developing naval warheads for several years. This arms race includes projectiles capable of destroying aircraft carriers.
Satellite image of a railway terminal making copies of American ships in China – Photo: Maxus Technologies via AP
The images caught the attention of U.S. military officials. The U.S. Naval Institute says these models were built more than two years ago – the aircraft carrier, a report says, between March and April 2019.
“It went through several renovations and was almost completely demolished in December 2019. But the site was re-used at the end of September this year and the structure was practically completed by the beginning of October,” he added.
The U.S. Institute says the area has previously been used to test ballistic missiles, according to intelligence agency All Source Analysis.
When asked about the pictures, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said on Monday that he was unaware of the situation.
Beijing is moving ahead with a major plan to upgrade its arsenal, according to a Pentagon report released last week, which has several weapons designed to help defuse major U.S. ships in the event of a regional conflict.
MAP – South China Sea – Photo: g1
The Chinese military has deployed some of its missiles in the exercise, and as US Navy Admiral Philip Davidson testified at Congress months ago, this is “an undeniable message to the local and global public.”
The United States regularly operates in the South China Sea and around Taiwan, which provokes Beijing.
China claims sovereignty over most of this sea area and considers Taiwan part of its territory to one day forcibly reclaim it if necessary.
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