The US said a P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft was targeted as it flew over international waters in the western Pacific last week. Photo: AP
The US said a P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft was targeted as it flew over international waters in the western Pacific last week. Photo: AP

US Navy says Chinese warship pointed laser at patrol aircraft near Guam

  • US Pacific Fleet calls the action last week ‘unsafe and unprofessional’ and a breach of code of conduct
  • Analyst describes it as a ‘serious provocation’ that could have posed a navigational hazard

Topic |   China's military
The US said a P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft was targeted as it flew over international waters in the western Pacific last week. Photo: AP
The US said a P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft was targeted as it flew over international waters in the western Pacific last week. Photo: AP
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