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Sunday, November 19, 2023

China's navy unsafe use of sonar likely injured Australian navy divers, Australia officials claimed. The divers were clearing fish netting from a ship's propellers.



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... The Australian government has expressed its serious concerns to the Chinese government over what it called the unsafe and unprofessional conduct earlier this week, Defense Minister Richard Marles said in a statement on his official website.

There was no immediate comment from the Chinese side. The U.S., Canadian and Australian militaries have complained multiple times about what they say have been dangerous actions by the Chinese navy and air force in the western Pacific. Analysts fear a collision or other accident could spark an international incident and escalate into conflict. ...

#1 | Posted by LampLighter at 2023-11-19 01:17 AM | Reply

@#1 .... the unsafe and unprofessional conduct ...

Yeah, that seems to be a recurring complaint against the Chinese military (as I have noted in the past.

For example...

Pentagon Officials Provide Data on Unsafe Chinese Fighter Intercepts Over Western Pacific (October 2023)

Why dangerous encounters by US and Chinese militaries look set to continue (June 2023)

Hopefully, the apparent conciliatory facade that Pres Xi has presented at the recent APEC meeting is real.

#2 | Posted by LampLighter at 2023-11-19 01:26 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

There is one flag which mariners worldwide know to steer clear, it's not China.

#3 | Posted by humanimal at 2023-11-20 10:12 AM | Reply

If it was active solar, which I assume it was, those are some serious and possibly lifelong injuries.

#4 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2023-11-20 03:12 PM | Reply

Sonar* of course

#5 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2023-11-20 03:13 PM | Reply

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