US and UK in S. China Sea

Joint exercise doesn’t please China.

US Navy and British Commandos defy China, conduct joint exercises around the South China Sea


In direct defiance to China’s claims of sovereignty in the South China Sea, the U.S Navy (USN) and British Royal Marines Commandos conducted joint training close to the disputed island chain.

A Royal Marine Boarding Team from 42 Commando’s Juliet Company boarded and searched the USNS Guadalupe, a replenishment ship assigned to the 7th Fleet. The Commandos thoroughly checked and cleared the American ship, simulating a real-world scenario where pirates have captured a commercial or military vessel.

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