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Making Sense of PLA Navy: More Constrained than Capable

In the chronology of naval heritage, the United States Navy is a relative youngster, having grown out of the Continental Navy founded at the very beginning of the Revolutionary War in 1775. In the United Kingdom, the British Navy has been a “Royal” instrument of the monarchy since 1660.  The Indian Navy is older than both, tracing its roots all the way back to the foundation of the Bombay Marine in 1612.

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