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China sent world's biggest coast guard cutter into the South China Sea.

China Deploys World's Biggest Coast Guard Cutter CCG 3901 to Patrol South China Sea

Beijing recently deployed the China Coast Guard (CCG) 3901 cutter, the largest in the world, into the South China Sea to protect the country's maritime rights, according to local government reports.

China Coast Guard's Type 818 vessel was reportedly spotted equipped with the Type 630 30mm close-in weapon system.

China Equips Type 818 Vessel with Type 630 Close-in Weapon System: Report

Photos of what appears to be China Coast Guard (CCG)'s Type 818 vessel equipped with the Type 630 30 mm close-in weapon system (CIWS) are making rounds on Chinese internet sources, IHS Jane reported.

Coast guard officials from Philippines and China meet in Subic, Zambles for the second organizational meeting of the Joint Coast Guard Committee between Feb. 20 and 23, 2017.

China, Philippine Coast Guards to Establish Hotline Soon

China and the Philippines have agreed to establish a direct communication line between the two nations' coast guards, Commander Armand Balilo, spokesperson of the Philippine Coast Guard, said.


China Transforms PLAN Warship into Heavily-Armed Coast Guard Vessel

She also comes with prison cells for captured foreign seamen.

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