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Monday, March 30, 2015

Vietnam's Submarines to Counter China?

Hanoi class SSKVietnam and China have long contested claims over the Spratly and Paracel islands, including last year's dispute over China's attempted oil drilling and clashes between Vietnamese fishermen and Chinese boats.

As Beijing presses territorial claims in the South China Sea, Vietnam is arming itself for a potential air and sea confrontation with its larger neighbor.

Despite the difference in size between the two nations, particularly in terms of military power, Vietnam is not backing down.

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