The PLA Navy auxiliary general intelligence ship is said to be a Dongdiao-class – the type China has previously sent to monitor the drills in 2016 and 2014. Photo: Handout
The PLA Navy auxiliary general intelligence ship is said to be a Dongdiao-class – the type China has previously sent to monitor the drills in 2016 and 2014. Photo: Handout

China sends spy ship to monitor US-led Rimpac war games off Hawaii

Surveillance vessel may be used to get information about communication channels, but it’s not breaking international law, military experts say

The PLA Navy auxiliary general intelligence ship is said to be a Dongdiao-class – the type China has previously sent to monitor the drills in 2016 and 2014. Photo: Handout
The PLA Navy auxiliary general intelligence ship is said to be a Dongdiao-class – the type China has previously sent to monitor the drills in 2016 and 2014. Photo: Handout
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