China ‘ship-killer’ missile at ready as US destroyers sail by disputed Spratly Islands again

Two U.S. warships conducted operations in the South China Sea that again raised the ire of China, who deployed missiles capable of reaching the region just last month.USS Spruance and USS Preble conducted a Freedom of Navigation operation (FONOP) in the contested waters, during which they traveled within 12 nautical miles of the Spratly Islands late Sunday night, the first time after China deployed ship-killing missiles in January, according to CNN on Monday.

Source: China ‘ship-killer’ missile at ready as US destroyers sail by disputed Spratly Islands again

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