The PRC continues to build a naval force that, if left unchallenged, will be increasingly capable of achieving sea control in the global maritime commons as early as 2030, and potentially achieving sea superiority by 2049.
Fanell, James E.
"China’s Global Navy—Today’s Challenge for the United States and the U.S. Navy,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 73
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