Officers on the USS Mustin watch the Liaoning during the encounter. Photo: US Navy
Officers on the USS Mustin watch the Liaoning during the encounter. Photo: US Navy

US Navy says its photo of Chinese aircraft carrier showed PLA’s ‘restrictions’

  • American destroyer USS Mustin took photos of the Liaoning in the South China Sea last April
  • US crew members ‘realised that at some point all the Chinese escorts sort of backed off’, Vice-Admiral Roy Kitchener says

Topic |   US-China relations
Officers on the USS Mustin watch the Liaoning during the encounter. Photo: US Navy
Officers on the USS Mustin watch the Liaoning during the encounter. Photo: US Navy
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