China orders civilian ships to adapt for military use

China’s government has passed new guidelines requiring civilian shipbuilders to ensure their vessels can be used by the military in the event of conflict, state-run media said on Thursday.

The regulations require five categories of vessels including container ships to be modified to “serve national defense needs”, the state-run China Daily newspaper said.

The regulations “will enable China to convert the considerable potential of its civilian fleet into military strength”, it said.

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Source Credits: AFP

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