A Chinese coastguard vessel at work in the South China Sea. Photo: Reuters A Chinese coastguard vessel at work in the South China Sea. Photo: Reuters
A Chinese coastguard vessel at work in the South China Sea. Photo: Reuters
South China Sea

China to base rescue ship in disputed area of South China Sea, boosting civilian presence – and territorial claims

Ship carrying drones and underwater robots to be deployed in Spratly Islands later this year, state media reports

Topic |   South China Sea
A Chinese coastguard vessel at work in the South China Sea. Photo: Reuters A Chinese coastguard vessel at work in the South China Sea. Photo: Reuters
A Chinese coastguard vessel at work in the South China Sea. Photo: Reuters
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