Observers said the missiles fired over the South China Sea at the weekend might have been DF-21Ds, also known as “aircraft carrier killers”. Photo: Reuters

South China Sea missile tests aimed at boosting Beijing’s bargaining power, analysts say

  • Beijing wanted to flex its military muscle as tensions continue to rise in disputed region, observers say
  • With trade talks set to restart, show of strength might give Chinese negotiators a few more chips to put on the table
Topic |   China’s military
Observers said the missiles fired over the South China Sea at the weekend might have been DF-21Ds, also known as “aircraft carrier killers”. Photo: Reuters
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