US will struggle to 'keep pace' with Chinese military if it does not invest, senior admiral warns

US will struggle to 'keep pace' with Chinese military if it does not invest, senior admiral warnsThe top US admiral in the Pacific has said that if “the United States does not keep pace” with China’s investment in military technologies, the American military will eventually struggle to compete with Chinese armed forces. China is a rapidly growing regional military power and is seeking to expand its global influence, Admiral Harry Harris told the House Armed Services Committee. “If the US does not keep pace [Pacific Command] will struggle to compete with the People’s Liberation Army on future battlefields,” he said.



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