The PLA test-fired two missiles into the South China Sea in August, including a DF-21D “aircraft carrier killer”, seen here during a military parade in Beijing in 2015. Photo: AP The PLA test-fired two missiles into the South China Sea in August, including a DF-21D “aircraft carrier killer”, seen here during a military parade in Beijing in 2015. Photo: AP
The PLA test-fired two missiles into the South China Sea in August, including a DF-21D “aircraft carrier killer”, seen here during a military parade in Beijing in 2015. Photo: AP

US admiral calls China’s anti-ship ballistic missiles a ‘destabilising effort’ that may not win a war

  • Vice Admiral Jeffrey Trussler says United States is closely watching the PLA’s missile programme
  • He hopes ‘they just keep pouring money into that type of thing’ because it may not help win a conflict

Topic |   US-China relations
The PLA test-fired two missiles into the South China Sea in August, including a DF-21D “aircraft carrier killer”, seen here during a military parade in Beijing in 2015. Photo: AP The PLA test-fired two missiles into the South China Sea in August, including a DF-21D “aircraft carrier killer”, seen here during a military parade in Beijing in 2015. Photo: AP
The PLA test-fired two missiles into the South China Sea in August, including a DF-21D “aircraft carrier killer”, seen here during a military parade in Beijing in 2015. Photo: AP
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