Cam Rahn Naval Base Expansion

Cam Rahn Naval Base in Cam Rahn Bay is the home port for the Vietnamese Navy’s 4th Regional Command (D Regional Command).  It manages the South China Sea, south central coast including Spratly Islands, Phú Quý island and the south central coast, from Phú Yên to Bình Thuận.   [Read more…]

Fiery Cross Reef (Yongshu Island – 永暑岛)

Fiery Cross is one of the flashpoints for militarization of the South China Sea. It is now a manmade island built by China. Its intended purpose is to act as an island “aircraft carrier” for China in the South China Sea.  [Read more…]

Bloomberg takes dig at Trump, doesn’t proofread own article

I’ve been reporting for over a year that the South China Sea would be a flashpoint for military conflict. Now that the Chinese have crossed the line and stolen a US UUV, it has become front page news. And as front page news, Trump weighing in with comments is a perfect opportunity for the Media Elite to take a veiled dig at the incoming president.  [Read more…]

US Increasing Presence in the South China Sea

The US will be increasing its presence in the South China Sea, with 60% of its fleet in the Asia Pacific region by 2020, increasing to 350 warships.  The US military has more troops in the Asia Pacific region than anywhere else, including the Middle East.   [Read more…]

South China Sea Developments

While America is distracted by an election recount initiated by a candidate who garnered less than 1% of the vote, China is busy building its sovereignty over the disputed South China Sea by testing a new hypersonic missile.
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