Chinese destroyer's 'unsafe' interaction with USS Decatur in South China Sea seen in stunning photos

This U.S. Navy photo, first obtained by gcaptain.com, shows the incident between the USS Decatur, left, and the Luoyang. (U.S. Navy) A Chinese destroyer came a stone’s throw away from a U.S. Navy ship as the American vessel sailed near disputed…

A look at the US military's close calls with China, Russia in the air and at sea

When a Chinese warship sailed 135 feet from the bow of the U.S. Navy destroyer USS Decatur on Sunday — a distance so close the American ship’s commander had to make last-second maneuvers to avoid a collision — it was…

A Chinese Warship Nearly Collided With a US Destroyer in an 'Unsafe' South China Sea Confrontation

A Chinese warship sailed within yards of a U.S. Navy destroyer in an “aggressive maneuver” that risked collision, a U.S. official said. The close encounter forced the American vessel to change course as it was passing contested islands in the…

Chinese Warship Comes Within 45 Yards of US Destroyer in South China Sea

“Unsafe and Unprofessional” The encounter, which comes at a time of strained relations between the world’s two largest economies driven largely by Trump’s aggressive trade policy, was characterized as “unsafe and unprofessional” by Navy officials. by ZeroHedge.com Let’s block ads!…

Chinese warship nearly hits US destroyer in South China Sea

BEIJING — China accused the United States of ignoring its sovereignty Tuesday after an American warship sailed near islands claimed by Beijing in the disputed South China Sea, further rattling relations between the countries after weeks of escalating military tensions. …

China Says Navy Drove US Warship From South China Sea Reef

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Chinese warship came within 45 yards of USS Decatur in South China Sea: US

The U.S. Navy destroyer USS Decatur had to maneuver to avoid a collision on Sunday after a Chinese warship came within 45 yards of its bow as the American ship transited a disputed island chain in the South China Sea…

China condemns US for South China Sea freedom of navigation operation

BEIJING (Reuters) – China expressed anger on Tuesday after a U.S. Navy destroyer sailed near islands claimed by China in the disputed South China Sea, saying it resolutely opposed an operation that it called a threat to its sovereignty. FILE…

US warship sails by contested island chain in South China Sea in message to Beijing, official says

South China Sea conflict explained Tensions in the South China Sea are growing as China rapidly develops man-made islands in the critical waterway. Fox News explains the conflict in the region and why the U.S. is paying close attention A…

Man missing after plane plunges into sea in Micronesia

Earlier reports stated that all passengers and crew had safely been evacuated. But in a statement published on Saturday, Air Niugini said that they “are working with local authorities, hospitals and investigators to locate this passenger who was aboard” flight…