At this time there are definitely many warships maneuvering in the Asian seas, busy flexing their muscles to impress potential adversaries. They are US, Indian, Chinese, Japanese, Australian and even French ships, because France considers itself to be a power of the Indo-Pacific area and intends to prove it.
None of the countries involved want to unleash a conflict, but besides the fact that wars sometimes break out due to recklessness, it is undeniable that there is a real increase in tension in this area that concentrates a large part of the war threats of the globe.
For years the Chinese regime, invoking old maps of the imperial era, has been operating in an area claimed by all the coastal countries.
If one day the United States and China were to face each other, an event that no one can rule out, it will certainly happen in the waters of the South China Sea due to Taiwan or in the East China Sea towards Japan, where other disputed islands are located.
China already owns six aircraft carrier and is building another state-of-the-art: the US has a total of 11
Supremacy at sea is the new challenge opened by China vis-à-vis the United States. Beijing has built the largest military naval fleet in the world, surpassing Washington. An advantage in numerical terms, this year equal to about 60 ships, destined to grow by 2024, when the People’s Republic will have a fleet of at least 400 naval vessels. A goal that responds to a need set out in 2018 by President Xi Jinpin.