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China to build South China Sea military base in waters claimed by Philippines and Vietnam

Planned artificial island in South China Sea

Planned artificial island in South China Sea

The following article was translated from Chinese media.

Sources say due to changes in the international situation and the need to resolve South China Sea issues, Chinese military have recently drawn up a plan to conduct reclamation at Mischief and Fiery Cross Reefs. The construction of the two artificial islands will serve the same purpose as a stationary aircraft carrier, but the strategic gains will be very big.

Mischief reef will be a fishery centre at the South China Sea to provide fishing and fish farming income enough to recover the construction costs so that the construction of the artificial islands will not be a financial burden on the state.

The artificial island at Fiery Cross Reef will be an unreplaceable military base with great strategic significance due to its location and size. Such a base will realise the value of the South China Sea for China and ensure China’s status in South East Asia.

It is planned that the military base built through reclamation at Fiery Cross Reef will be 3 metres above sea level and have an area of 5 square kilometres. The construction of the base will cost US$5 billion and take 10 years similar to the construction of a 100,000-ton nuclear aircraft carrier.

If this plan is adopted by the government instead of the plan to seize back the Zhongye Island back from the Philippines, (China thinks) there will be no war in the South China Sea to affect China’s relations with the US and ASEAN.

Source: qianzhan.com “Revelation of China’s plan on US$5 billion ‘super aircraft carrier’, a shocking deployment at South China Sea”

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29 thoughts on “China to build South China Sea military base in waters claimed by Philippines and Vietnam

  1. Yep, keep sleeping, West Dreamland.
    China will be the one, pulling your blanket and your soft pillow off you.
    You’ll wake up (if you’re lucky to stay alive) to China’s call and orders.
    Keep sleeping, and think we, who warn you, are just all dumb
    You will find out, who the real dumb is, very soon!


    Posted by Mary | February 13, 2014, 5:13 pm
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      Posted by insek_kupal | February 13, 2014, 8:10 pm
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