December 2020

America's Maritime Containment Strategy of the People's Liberation Navy

US Subs

​The location of American fleets is an excellent way of understanding who America sees as a potential threat. Until 2019 the American Navy's numbered fleets were the 3rd Fleet (Eastern Pacific), the 4th Fleet (Central and Southern Americas), the 5th Fleet (the Middle East), the 6th Fleet (Europe), the 7th Fleet (the Western Pacific) and the 10th Fleet that deals with cyber threats.