PHILIPPINES: ‘ Manila to Station US Fighter Jets Facing South China Sea ‘

#AceNewsReport – PHILIPPINES:July.22: The Philippines will station fighter jets and frigates on a former US naval base facing the South China Sea amid a maritime row with China, AFP reported.

They will be located in Subic Bay, some 200km from a shoal off the northern Philippines controlled by Chinese forces, Arsenio Andolong, the defense department’s public affairs chief, said Monday. Last week, Manila said it would reopen Subic Bay, one of the US’s largest overseas bases until it was shut down more than two decades ago.Filipino military assets will be stationed there for the first time.

The Philippines will station fighter jets and frigates on a former US naval base facing the South China Sea amid a maritime row with China, AFP reported. They will be located in Subic Bay, some 200km from a shoal off the northern Philippines controlled by Chinese forces, Arsenio Andolong, the defense department’s public affairs chief, said Monday. Last week, Manila said it would reopen Subic Bay, one of the US’s largest overseas bases until it was shut down more than two decades ago. Filipino military assets will be stationed there for the first time.

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