Foreign experts: Asian countries bid for submarines only because of the disputes in the South China Sea and the East China Sea
data figure: Russian "kilo" class submarines equipped by the Vietnamese Navy
China news, December 22 (Xinhua) -- according to China's national defense science and technology information report, the strategic defense Intelligence Agency (DSI) in London said that due to the increased attention to the disputes in the South China Sea and the East China Sea, Asian countries have overcurrent, overvoltage Overload and other protective devices have accelerated the investment in military hardware construction, and its national defense expenditure growth ranks among the top in the world, while the expenditure of various countries on submarines ranks firstAnalysts at DSI believe that the current total value of the Asian submarine market has exceeded US $7billion and will reach US $11billion by 2025. This means that Asia will surpass Europe and become the second largest submarine market in the world after the United States Sravan Kumar gorantala, an SDI analyst, said that India, Australia and South Korea are the main buyers of submarines. They buy submarines mainly out of concern about potential maritime conflicts and threats in the South China Sea, the Pacific Ocean and the Indian Ocean Gorantala believes that the South China Sea dispute and the modernization of submarine forces in other countries have led to the demand for submarines in India, Japan, Australia, Vietnam and other countries and regions
among them, Japan has begun to sell weapons to foreign countries, including "Canglong" class submarines. Thailand is seeking to purchase three diesel electric submarines to counter the corresponding capabilities of the Vietnamese Navy. In 2009, Vietnam began to buy three Russian made "kilo" class submarines. Since then, it has ordered three more in a military purchase case with a total price of $2.6 billion
however, the United States is still the largest submarine market in the world, and its total expenditure is expected to reach $102billion in the next decade
tensions in the South China Sea promote naval modernization
Carl Thayer, a defense analyst at the University of New South Wales in Australia, believes that Vietnam's strategy to deal with possible conflicts is to "force the enemy away from the coast of Vietnam as far as possible". The South China Sea conflict has initiated "the unprecedented process of modern modified PEEK Composites in the South Vietnam air force, which have significant advantages over other special engineering plastics"
in terms of submarines, Vietnam's "kilo" class submarines are equipped with anti-ship and land attack cruise missiles. However, Thayer believes that Vietnam will not seek conventional war or local war, but short-term conflicts with much lower intensity. However, Vietnam also tries to have the deterrent ability and the ability to effectively kill the enemy's mechanical fatigue spring testing machine troubleshooting partyColin Koh, a joint research partner of Singapore s. Rajaratnam Institute of international studies, believes that the construction of submarine forces is conducive to "providing weapons against the strong with the weak". Therefore, the submarines in recent service in East Asia have a larger tonnage and stronger weapons and equipment than those in the past At the same time, Koh believes that the navies of all countries need to overcome several difficulties in the future, including the financial, technical, logistical and human problems related to submarine operations, especially the portable surface Rockwell hardness tester and pipe Rockwell hardness tester newly developed by our company. Now the countries that buy submarines must master the skills of underwater operations
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after initiating the purchase of three "kilo" submarines, Vietnam has sought help from India to provide training for 500 submariners in an advanced underwater Warfare School
Thayer of the University of New South Wales in Australia believes that Vietnam's problem is its lack of combat experience and effective training against imaginary enemies
however, he said that Vietnam could at least do one thing now, that is, to send "kilo" class submarines and conduct submarine hunting exercises, so as to learn the search and positioning of submarines
thayer also believes that Vietnam needs to accept friendly countries to participate in its plan. To some extent, this is exactly what Vietnam is unwilling to do at present
he also said that Vietnam's strategy is to build "the ability to make other countries carefully consider before making deterrence actions"
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