U.S. Claims Chinese Destroyer Encounter was Unsafe

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The U.S. Navy carried out a freedom of navigation operation with the destroyer USS Decatur in the South China Sea on Sunday, with a Navy spokesperson claiming it resulted in an unsafe encounter with a…

USS Decatur, an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer, sailed within 12 nautical miles of Chinese artificial islands at Gaven and Johnson Reefs in the Spratley Islands. The reefs are claimed by China, the…

Deka 3cU.S. media outlets have quoted defense officials saying the USS Decatur had to maneuver “to prevent a collision” after a Chinese destroyer approached within 45 yards. The Chinese warship “conducted a…

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