Chinese Carrier Strike Group Operating in Philippine Sea

Chinese Carrier Strike Group Operating in Philippine Sea

China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy Shandong Carrier Strike Group is now operating in the Philippine Sea, marking the first time this year that the aircraft carrier has deployed outside of the South China Sea. The last deployment to the Philippine Sea was in October and November of last year. A joint PLAN-Russian Navy patrol is also currently operating in the Philippine Sea, while Russia also dispatched two corvettes on Monday for an Indo-Pacific deployment. On Tuesday, carrier CNS Shandong (17), …