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China eyes Manila Trench as possible site for its underwater base
By: Frances Mangosing - Reporter / @FMangosingINQ INQUIRER.net / 03:14 PM November 28, 2018

The Manila Trench, an oceanographic feature situated within the Philippines’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ), is one of the locations being eyed by China for its proposed underwater base in the South China Sea.

The Hong Kong daily newspaper South China Morning Post reported early this week that China is considering to build an underwater sea base, dubbed as AI Atlantis, in the hotly-contested waterway, for its unmanned submarine science and defense operations.

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Re: China eyes Manila Trench as possible site for its underwater base
« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2018, 03:40:16 AM »
China earmarks Manila trench for possible South China Sea ‘Atlantis’
(philstar.com) - December 1, 2018 - 6:06pm

MANILA, Philippines — China was reportedly planning to build an undersea complex for its scientific and defense operations in the disputed South China Sea, and the Manila trench had been earmarked as one of the possible sites.

Citing officials and scientists involved in the plan, the South China Morning Post reported on November 26 that the project would involve the construction of a deep sea base for unmanned submarines. The planned undersea outpost would run through artificial intelligence.

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