Chinese Military Infrastructure in South China Sea’s Spratly Islands

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Chinese Military Infrastructure in South China Sea's Spratly Islands

The Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative (AMTI) website released fresh photos of the Chinese military infrastructure in the Spratly Islands in the disputed South China Sea. The Chinese military is focused on development of air fields and other crucial infrastructure for deployment of naval aviation there. The military infrastructure would allow to deploy J-11, Su-30MKK and Su-30MK2 fighters jets, Xian H-6 bombers, Y-8 transport aircraft and КJ-200 early-warning aircraft. 

The Spratly Islands are a disputed group of 14 islands, islets and cays and more than 100 reefs in the southwestern part of the South China Sea.

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Chinese Military Infrastructure in South China Sea's Spratly Islands
Chinese Military Infrastructure in South China Sea's Spratly Islands
Chinese Military Infrastructure in South China Sea's Spratly Islands

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Chinese Military Infrastructure in South China Sea's Spratly Islands
Chinese Military Infrastructure in South China Sea's Spratly Islands
Chinese Military Infrastructure in South China Sea's Spratly Islands

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Chinese Military Infrastructure in South China Sea's Spratly Islands
Chinese Military Infrastructure in South China Sea's Spratly Islands
Chinese Military Infrastructure in South China Sea's Spratly Islands
Chinese Military Infrastructure in South China Sea's Spratly Islands
Chinese Military Infrastructure in South China Sea's Spratly Islands

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  • Interesting.
    Truth be told, the USA should have never went into Asia. And should just leave totally. Let the Asians go to the negotiation tables themselves. Let them figure it out, or fight it out. However the Asians prefer to do it.
    Live and Let Live. No more globalism ever.