Unmanned vessels can be used in both peacetime and war, for surveillance and to tackle dangerous situations without putting personnel at risk. Photo: Handout

China starts work on world’s biggest test site for drone ships at gateway to South China Sea

Islands in the Pearl River Delta to house range of equipment to put unmanned civilian and military vessels through their paces

Topic |   South China Sea

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Unmanned vessels can be used in both peacetime and war, for surveillance and to tackle dangerous situations without putting personnel at risk. Photo: Handout
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Kristin Huang

Kristin Huang

Kristin Huang is a senior China reporter, who focuses on diplomacy and defence. She joined the Post in 2016 and previously reported for China Review News Agency. Kristin is interested in security in northeast Asia and China's growing military might.