Navy says Australia not deterred by China shadowing warships

Naval ships from the Royal Canadian Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force and Republic of Korea Navy sail in formation alongside HMA Ships Sydney and Perth during Exercise Pacific Vanguard during a Regional Presence Deployment, on Aug. 22, 2022. The Chinese navy's "unusual behavior" in shadowing Australian warships in the South China Sea had not deterred operations in the contested waters, Australia's navy chief, Vice Admiral Mark Hammond said, Friday Sept. 9, 2022. (LSIS David Cox/Royal Australian Navy via AP)

Navy says Australia not deterred by China shadowing warships