FILE PHOTO - U.S. Navy personnel prepare to launch an F18 fighter jet on the deck of USS Carl Vinson in South China Sea

FILE PHOTO – U.S. Navy personnel prepare to launch an F18 fighter jet on the deck of USS Carl Vinson in South China Sea

US Navy personnel prepare to launch an F18 fighter jet on the deck of USS Carl Vinson during an exercise in the South China Sea in March this year. Photo: Reuters

April 9, 2017 7:12 PM (UTC+8)