China may expand presence in Indian ocean
US concerns over China push.
China may expand its military access in Indian ocean: Pentagon report
By Manu Pubby
NEW DELHI: China wants to expand its military access to the Indian Ocean region and may set up access points or replenishment bases in India’s vicinity within the next 10 years, the Pentagon has said in a new report.
The annual report on military and security development involving China that is prepared for the US Congress says Beijing has started sending its Navy out to the Indian Ocean with its first nuclear submarine deployment in 2014 and over the next decade, the People’s Liberation Army Navy will expand its logistics in the region.
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