U.S. Coast Guard Spots Russian, Chinese Warships Operating near Alaska

U.S. Coast Guard Spots Russian, Chinese Warships Operating near Alaska

Breitbart.com reports: “The U.S Coast Guard has revealed it spotted warships from a joint Russian Navy – Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy Surface Action group sailing approximately 75 nautical miles north of Kiska Island, Alaska.

The cutter Kimball first identified the Chinese guided-missile cruiser Renhai CG 10 earlier this month off the remote Kiska Island, according to a news release from the Coast Guard.

Four of the foreign ships in the group were later identified as Russian, including a navy destroyer, and three belonged to China, the news release stated.

The Russian and Chinese ships were sailing unhindered and unchallenged beyond American territorial waters, which extend 12 nautical miles from local shores.

However, the ships entered the United States’ Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), which stretches 200 nautical miles away from the American coasts…”

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