Latest "South China Sea" stories
The USS Nimitz aircraft carrier strike group and the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit have been conducting exercises in the South China Sea, the Navy said.
The United States and the Philippines have announced an expansion of America’s military presence in the Southeast Asian country.
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is in the Philippines for talks on deploying larger numbers of U.S. forces and weapons in more Philippine military camps.
China has been increasingly using civilian ships including hundreds of fishing trawlers to back up its vast territorial claims and project military power.