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Changes to the ocean around Taiwan may mean China has to change its submarine warfare plans

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

A Chinese diesel-electric submarine.
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Chinese military scientists have spent over a decade studying the Kuroshio Current, or black stream, off Taiwan's east coast.
Recent changes to ocean temperatures will affect the stream, which could be a key battlefield in the event of an invasion.
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The Chinese military has been warned that changes to the currents and temperatures off Taiwan's east coast mean it will have to adapt its submarine warfare plans in the event of an invasion. A recent report posted on the South...
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