With more than 350 vessels, Beijing commands the world’s largest naval fleet, per the Defense Department. By comparison, the US Navy has 296 ships and submarines.
However, China currently has only one foreign naval base — in Djibouti in East Africa. Business Insider
A Taiwanese F-16 fighter jet made an emergency landing at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Hawaii on Monday afternoon, and the U.S. Air Force pilot who was flying the aircraft was taken to the hospital for treatment, U.S. officials said Tuesday. Yahoo News
Armies worldwide see drone squadrons as key players in combat, able to overwhelm defense systems by sheer numbers and without putting soldiers’ lives at risk, such as with more expensive jets or tanks. France24