Routine Coast Guard Patrol Discovers Chinese Warships Near Aleutians
During a routine patrol in the Bering Sea and Arctic region, U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf spotted and established radio contact with Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) task force in international waters within the U.S. exclusive economic zone (EEZ), according to a USCG release on Monday. The encounter took place on Aug. 30, 2021.
The flotilla of four Chinese warships included a guided missile cruiser, a guided missile destroyer, a general intelligence vessel and an auxiliary vessel.
The Chinese vessels conducted military and surveillance operations during their deployment to the ...
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