British, Japanese and US warships pictured during a carrier group excercise in the Philippine Sea. Photo: Handout
British, Japanese and US warships pictured during a carrier group excercise in the Philippine Sea. Photo: Handout

US stepping up operations in South China Sea, researchers say

  • Think tank says the US is carrying out dozens of reconnaissance flights each month and there has also been an upsurge in naval activity
  • Number of operations means there is an urgent need for a code of conduct to avoid accidents, according to one analyst

Topic |   US-China relations
British, Japanese and US warships pictured during a carrier group excercise in the Philippine Sea. Photo: Handout
British, Japanese and US warships pictured during a carrier group excercise in the Philippine Sea. Photo: Handout
READ FULL ARTICLE