China tests bombers on South China Sea island-
China says it has landed long-range bombers for the first time on an island in the South China Sea, the latest in a series of maneuvers putting Beijing at odds with its neighbors and Washington over China’s growing military presence around disputed islands.
Chinese bombers including the H-6K conduct takeoff and landing training on an island reef at a southern sea area pic.twitter.com/ASY9tGhfAU
— People's Daily, China (@PDChina) May 18, 2018
China for the first time landed bomber aircraft, including H-6Ks, on Woody Island in the #SouthChinaSea. AMTI shows the bombers' range, why it matters, and the likelihood of more showing up on the Spratlys https://t.co/doqM4stwZE pic.twitter.com/bl0IUdNOiu
— AMTI (@AsiaMTI) May 20, 2018