China has also built airstrips and other military facilities on the artificial islands. Photo: AP China has also built airstrips and other military facilities on the artificial islands. Photo: AP
China has also built airstrips and other military facilities on the artificial islands. Photo: AP
South China Sea

Beijing’s South China Sea military bases ‘are vulnerable to attack and will be of little use in a war’

  • China’s facilities in the disputed Spratly Islands have alarmed its rival claimants, but a military magazine says they have significant weaknesses
  • Article argues their size and location makes them hard to defend and their airstrips are too small to be effective

Topic |   South China Sea
China has also built airstrips and other military facilities on the artificial islands. Photo: AP China has also built airstrips and other military facilities on the artificial islands. Photo: AP
China has also built airstrips and other military facilities on the artificial islands. Photo: AP
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