Is China deploying anti-ship missiles on islands in the South China Sea?

(From the National Interest)

Did China just deploy dangerous anti-ship missiles to Woody Island in the South China Sea?

Several outlets are speculating that Beijing might have taken what is very likely the next logical step in its dangerous game of military brinksmanship in this increasingly tension-filled body of water.

The reports, coming from mostly Asian-media sources as well as speculation on the Alert 5 website, suggest that China may have deployed anti-ship missiles, specifically the YJ-62 system, on Woody Island in the Parcels Island chain. Read more

China anti-ship missile and crew

China anti-ship missile and crew

 



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