News W A T C H : U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon flies over new islands in South China Sea

9:03:00 PM
OVER THE SOUTH CHINA SEA, -- Sailors assigned to Patrol Squadron (VP) 45 conduct flight operations aboard a P-8A Poseidon over the South China Sea.

During the flight, the crew of the P-8A documented several warnings, issued by China’s People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN), to leave the area.

The mission documented the continued expansion of reefs which have been turned into man-made islands with airport infrastructure in the South China Sea.

The  VP-45 is on deployment supporting U.S. 7th Fleet operations in the Pacific.

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via U.S. Navy


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