The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson  and Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain transit the South China Sea on November 4. Photo: US Navy
The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson and Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain transit the South China Sea on November 4. Photo: US Navy

South China Sea: think tank calls for Beijing vigilance as US steps up surveillance of disputed waterway

  • The South China Sea Probing Initiative says the US military conducted 1,200 missions over disputed waterway this year – up from 1,000 sorties last year
  • ‘China must keep a close eye on the United States and take precautions,’ analyst warns while urging China not to ignore other nations’ movements

Topic |   South China Sea
The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson  and Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain transit the South China Sea on November 4. Photo: US Navy
The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson and Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain transit the South China Sea on November 4. Photo: US Navy
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