The USS Curtis Wilbur (left) and the USS Antietam – ships of different classes with the same pennant number – sailed the Taiwan Strait in October. Photo: US Navy The USS Curtis Wilbur (left) and the USS Antietam – ships of different classes with the same pennant number – sailed the Taiwan Strait in October. Photo: US Navy
The USS Curtis Wilbur (left) and the USS Antietam – ships of different classes with the same pennant number – sailed the Taiwan Strait in October. Photo: US Navy
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Beijing ‘steps up naval patrols’ in Taiwan Strait in pushback at US warships

  • PLA vessels shift patrol patterns to take them closer to island
  • Beijing says reaction to US is to secure territorial sovereignty

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The USS Curtis Wilbur (left) and the USS Antietam – ships of different classes with the same pennant number – sailed the Taiwan Strait in October. Photo: US Navy The USS Curtis Wilbur (left) and the USS Antietam – ships of different classes with the same pennant number – sailed the Taiwan Strait in October. Photo: US Navy
The USS Curtis Wilbur (left) and the USS Antietam – ships of different classes with the same pennant number – sailed the Taiwan Strait in October. Photo: US Navy
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