The following is based on a translation of a report in Chinese media:
The “On Military and War” column of news.ifeng.com published an article titled “Turning Mischief Reef into the Pearl Harbor of the South China Sea is of vital importance” on the advantages of the artificial island reclaimed there in serving as China’s forefront outpost in the South China Sea with an integrated air, sea and land garrison.
So far only 5.6 of the planned 8 square km of land have been reclaimed as the reclamation began late in January this year.
The report says…
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