Defence Notes

Insight: China ups the ante by firing missiles into troubled waters

11th July 2019 - 06:39 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Rockhampton


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Despite muddled details from official sources, it is believed that China’s Southern Theatre Command recently fired multiple anti-ship ballistic missiles (ASBM) into the disputed South China Sea.

This is hugely significant since it is the first time that the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has done so. It would ...

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