Canada recently deployed two ships to Asia-Pacific waters to join allied American and Asian navies in a deterrence mission. More naval missions may occur as China asserts its claims on the South China Sea.
The MV Asterix, centre, sails in formation en route to Vietnam through the South China Sea alongside the HMCS Calgary, far left, and Australian and American vessels on Sept. 19 during Operation Projection. Photograph courtesy of Armed Forces Combat Camera, taken by Leading Seaman Mike Goluboff
China’s increasing geopolitical ambitions in Asia-Pacific waters will put pressure on Canada to deploy ships alongside its American and Asian allies in order to counter the rising superpower’s expanding influence in the region, one expert predicts.
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