The USS Gabrielle Giffords was deployed in this month’s operation. Photo: AP The USS Gabrielle Giffords was deployed in this month’s operation. Photo: AP
The USS Gabrielle Giffords was deployed in this month’s operation. Photo: AP
South China Sea

China warns US not to provoke a ‘mishap’ in South China Sea after latest freedom of navigation operation

  • Use of littoral combat ship boosts US Navy’s capacity to continue such operations, and may offer a greater attack capability
  • US says it is upholding lawful uses of the sea by all nations, countering China’s military build-up in disputed waters

Topic |   South China Sea
The USS Gabrielle Giffords was deployed in this month’s operation. Photo: AP The USS Gabrielle Giffords was deployed in this month’s operation. Photo: AP
The USS Gabrielle Giffords was deployed in this month’s operation. Photo: AP
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