China installs rocket launchers on disputed reef
China has installed rocket launchers on a disputed reef in the South China Sea to ward off Vietnamese military combat divers, according to state-run Defense Times newspaper, offering new details on China’s ongoing military build-up. The newspaper, in a Tuesday report on its WeChat account, said Norinco CS/AR-1 55mm anti-frogman rocket launcher defense systems with the capability to discover, identify and attack enemy combat divers had been installed on Fiery Cross Reef (called Kagitingan Reef by the Philippine) in the Spratly Islands. Fiery Cross Reef is administered by China but also claimed by the Philippines, Vietnam, and Taiwan
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- Malaya