Naval Warfare

PREMIUM: Philippines completes Thitu landing ramp; next up is airstrip

12th June 2020 - 01:00 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Christchurch

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A recently upgraded landing ramp on Thitu Island (referred to as Pag-asa Island by its owner the Philippines) in the South China Sea was turned over to the government on 9 June.

Funded by the Department of National Defense, the facility is expected to improve accessibility to the island 451km ...

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