China Conducts Fire Drill in South China Sea: Tensions between the United States and China (China US) regarding the South China Sea are once again increasing. China's intervening activities in this area have intensified again. Even after the arrival of Joe Biden's new government in the US, the dispute does not appear to be resolved. A report has claimed that the Chinese Army has done Live Fire Drill in the South China Sea. Under which he has fired many missiles. He is constantly doing such activities here. The US is also increasing its activities by replying to China.
The Hong Kong newspaper South China Morning Post says that there have been fresh indications from the American Armed Forces and the Chinese Armed Forces that the ongoing tension over the South China Sea will remain the same. The Chinese Army's Southern Theater Command conducted live fire drills to check the response to their repeated missile attacks in the 'far sea'. Chinese government channel CCTV (China Central Television) had told about the incident on Saturday. However, it did not say when and where the practice was done.
These missiles are included in the drill
Reportedly, this military exercise included the Guided Missile Destroyer Yinchuan, the Guided Missile Frigate Hengyang, the dock landing ship Wuzhishan and a support ship Chagan Hu. The Southern Theater Command is responsible for overseeing the large part of the South China Sea which China claims. At the same time, the US has also increased military activities in the region. China makes its claim on almost the entire South China Sea, which is directly opposed by many countries of the world.
China intensified activities
As the number of American soldiers in this area has also increased in the past months, China has intensified its activities. The relationship between the US and China is currently at the worst level. Currently, trade between the two countries, the genesis of the Coronavirus Pandemic, China's aggressive military action in the South China Sea, and human rights continue to clash on a variety of issues. Many countries including the US have expressed concern over these steps of China.