Eyeing China, Pentagon plans larger, 'more lethal' navy2 min read 17 Sep 2020, 07:31 AM IST
A Pentagon report on the PLA released early this month said that Beijing has world's largest naval fleet with 350 ships and submarines
The plan, which requires adding tens of billions of dollars to US Navy's budget between now and 2045, is aimed at maintaining superiority over Chinese naval forces
Secretary of Defense Mark Esper announced Wednesday an ambitious plan to expand the US Navy with a range of unmanned and autonomous ships, submarines and aircraft to confront the growing maritime challenge from China.
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