USS Fort Worth (LCS 3)

Maritime Dispute – China Vs East and Southeast Asia Nations

Discusses the destabilizing action of China regarding its claim in South China. From occupation of Philippines controlled shoal, blocking of supply ship in Second Thomas Shoal (Ayungin Shoal), declaring Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ ) in East China Sea,moving oil rig in disputed water and more.

SOUTH CHINA SEA (May 11, 2015) The littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) conducts routine patrols in international waters of the South China Sea near the Spratly Islands as the People’s Liberation Army-Navy PLA Navy] guided-missile frigate Yancheng (FFG 546) sails close behind