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China 'prepares for battles' against US, Japanese missiles in tense East China Sea

11 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Chinese Ministry of National Defense
Following drills in the Yellow Sea and South China Sea, the Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy conducted anti-missile drills in the East China Sea over the weekend.
The drills were reportedly designed to counter potential missile threats from US, Japan, and other potential combatants.
The exercises come on the heels of an exercise in which the US, Japan, and Australia practiced sinking a ship into the sea with missiles fired from land, air, and sea.
The exercise showed how a conflict with the Chinese Navy might play out.
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China threatens foreign ships and planes 'daily' in the South China Sea, but no one is yielding any ground

China threatens foreign ships and planes 'daily' in the South China Sea, but no one is yielding any ground

11 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

REUTERS/China Daily
China threatens foreign ships and planes in the South China Sea on a "daily basis," according to members of the Philippine military.
Warnings directed at the Philippines are much more menacing than those directed at the US military, leading some experts to question whether or not China is purposefully calibrating its responses to intimidate smaller, weaker claimant states.
Both the armed forces of the Philippines and the US military continue their operations as planned, disregarding Chinese threats and warnings.
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