Weeks after delivering military equipment to the South China Sea’s disputed Spratly Islands, China has begun to conduct tests on its tech-jamming weaponry, it was revealed Thursday.
Sources aware of the tests told CNBC that recent intelligence assessments of the region detailed the “first known use of the equipment” since the technology was initially deployed to the area earlier this year. The report noted that Beijing is now “quietly testing” its assets.
This comes after a US Navy pilot told GMA News that their EA-18G Growler had encountered Chinese jamming technology when traveling through the South China Sea in April.
“The mere fact that some of your equipment is not working is already an indication that someone is trying to jam you,” the pilot told GMA News on April 14, adding that “we have an answer to that.” Read More