China, Russia send ships after U.S. aircraft carrier

China and Russia have dispatched intelligence-gathering vessels from their navies to chase the USS Carl Vinson nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, which is heading toward waters near the Korean Peninsula, multiple sources of the Japanese government revealed to The Yomiuri Shimbun.

It appears that both countries aim to probe the movements of the United States, which is showing a stance of not excluding military action against North Korea. The Self-Defense Forces are strengthening warning and surveillance activities in the waters and airspace around the area, according to the source.

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The US army is preparing for a harsh reality | Colonel Cassad

In other respects, the growth of the military-political tension and the intensification of global competition has highlighted the need to enhance the readiness of the armed forces to conduct large-scale offensive operations against the armies of the industrial and post-industrial type. These changes are clearly visible as the United States and Russia. The parties are slowly adapting to the new normal, the war in Syria, Iraq and Ukraine, are the source of experience that is being implemented gradually in the course of actual military construction.

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