Japanese media Southeast Asian countries continued to increase military spending or arms race luonv

Japanese media: Southeast Asian military continues to grow or set off an arms race in Japanese media said, Indonesia and Vietnam and other Southeast Asian countries are strengthening maritime defense, or the deployment of fighter aircraft and submarines, or the expansion of military bases. According to the "Japanese economic news" reported on August 26th, the Indonesian military officials said in an interview that the country plans for the year in Natuna Islands is located in the South China Sea at the southern end of the deployment of 5 air force F-16 fighter, the deployment of 3 to 5 Navy frigates. The country has started the expansion of the military base in Natuna Islands, to complete the runway construction and port expansion plan before the end of 2017. In addition to plans to deploy submarines, the country also consider buying fighter jets from russia. Reported that Chinese said the exclusive economic zone of the Islands sea area is the "traditional fishing grounds", Indonesia on China fishing boats and coast guard vessels frequented the waters of taut nerves. In June this year, the Indonesian President Djoko visited the Islands waters, but the second day of China’s nuclear submarines in the vicinity of the navigation, the two sides continued psychological warfare. Vietnam and Philippines, which are competing with China for sovereignty over Spratly Islands, are also stepping up their efforts to strengthen maritime defense. Vietnam after 2015 from Russia purchased 6 kilo class submarines, deployed in the southern stronghold of cam Ranh bay. In addition, Vietnam also began to study the introduction of anti submarine patrol aircraft, to prepare for the introduction of new P-3 anti submarine patrol aircraft or the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force P-3C used second-hand products. In Philippines, U.S. troops stationed in the country in June this year in Manila, Clark Air Force Base deployed 4 EA-18G electronic attack aircraft, one of the purposes is to strengthen marine surveillance. This spring, the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force "Oyashio class submarine" and "Ise" large frigates have docked in Subic bay. Reported that Vietnam and Philippines for a large number of submarine Chinese deployment in the waters of the Spratly Islands to be vigilant, to improve anti submarine combat ability from two aspects of sea and sky. There is no direct dispute with China Singapore also agreed in December of last year to the deployment of U.S. P-8 anti submarine patrol aircraft, the deployment of the frequency of once every three months. Although not directly named, but it is clear that the purpose is to guard against Chinese troops. The United States Department of defense in June this year, Carter has worked with Singapore defense minister Huang Yonghong aboard the anti submarine patrol aircraft to inspect the surrounding waters. Around the sovereignty dispute in the South China Sea, the International Court of arbitration in July 12th made a ruling against China’s sovereignty claims. However, in the South China Sea before and after the implementation of the results of the arbitration in the South China Sea to implement a large-scale exercise, obviously ignored the ruling. Reported that the ASEAN countries in July at the ASEAN Regional Forum held in Laos to explore a peaceful solution to the problem, but failed to find a breakthrough. Southeast Asian countries, which are at a disadvantage in terms of arms, have to deal with them by expanding armaments. According to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute statistics, in 2015, defense costs in Asia, Oceania, an increase of 5.4% over the year of 2014, far more than the global growth rate of 1%. In the context of China’s vigilance, Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines, the growth of military spending pushed up the overall level of the region. After 2016, the region’s defense spending is expected to continue to grow, the situation may be an arms race.相关的主题文章: