Cuarteron Reef, Spratlys, South China Sea: Satellite Image Update
Radar antenna array first reported in The Diplomat in September 2015 is nearing completion.
Located in the eastern London Reefs, Cuarteron is known as Calderon Reef in Filipino, Huayang Jiao 华阳礁 in Chinese, and đá Châu Viên in Vietnamese.
Imagery as of January 21, 2016 and August 23, 2015.
The construction of the radar antenna array on Cuarteron pictured above was first noted in an article by Victor Robert Lee published in The Diplomat on September 16, 2015; image below:
Victor Robert Lee reports from the Asia-Pacific region and is the author of the espionage novel Performance Anomalies, set in Asia. His non-fiction articles on the South China Sea, the East China Sea, China, Indonesia, and other Asian territories can be found in The Diplomat and elsewhere.