Australian soldiers take part the Talisman Sabre joint military exercise in Queensland on July 13, 2017. File photo: Reuters
Australian soldiers take part the Talisman Sabre joint military exercise in Queensland on July 13, 2017. File photo: Reuters

Australia ‘wary’ of Chinese spy ship as it hosts military drills with US, Japan, others

  • Canberra is ‘watching’ the Tianwangxing’s passage towards the Queensland coast, which analysts say is a routine move to monitor war games involving the US
  • The development comes as China’s military has increased its monitoring activities in the Pacific, including the contested South China Sea

Australian soldiers take part the Talisman Sabre joint military exercise in Queensland on July 13, 2017. File photo: Reuters
Australian soldiers take part the Talisman Sabre joint military exercise in Queensland on July 13, 2017. File photo: Reuters
READ FULL ARTICLE