Next Stop South China Sea? China’s 1st Aircraft Carrier ‘Ready for Combat’
November 16, 2016
Next Stop South China Sea? China’s 1st Aircraft Carrier ‘Ready for Combat’
A communist party official claims that China’s sole carrier is “constantly prepared for war.”
Next Stop South China Sea? China’s 1st Aircraft Carrier ‘Ready for Combat’
South China Sea: PLAN Conducts Drill Off Hainan Island
October 28, 2016
South China Sea: PLAN Conducts Drill Off Hainan Island
The exercise comes less than a week after the latest U.S. freedom of navigation patrol.
South China Sea: PLAN Conducts Drill Off Hainan Island
China Defense Ministry: 'Military Will Not Sit Idle' if Japan Expands Involvement in South China Sea
September 30, 2016
China Defense Ministry: 'Military Will Not Sit Idle' if Japan Expands Involvement in South China Sea
The Chinese Ministry of National Defense warns Japan against getting too involved in the South China Sea.
China Defense Ministry: 'Military Will Not Sit Idle' if Japan Expands Involvement in South China Sea
East China Sea: Japan Reacts as Chinese Air Force Conducts Miyako Strait Drill
September 26, 2016
East China Sea: Japan Reacts as Chinese Air Force Conducts Miyako Strait Drill
Several types of Chinese military aircraft transited the strategically important strait.
East China Sea: Japan Reacts as Chinese Air Force Conducts Miyako Strait Drill
Being Realistic About Engagement with China and the A2/AD Threat
September 23, 2016
Being Realistic About Engagement with China and the A2/AD Threat
U.S. Chief of Naval Operations: U.S. must engage with China and A2/AD is an "aspiration."
Being Realistic About Engagement with China and the A2/AD Threat
China's Air Force Revisits the Bashi Channel. Here's Why That Matters
September 13, 2016
China's Air Force Revisits the Bashi Channel. Here's Why That Matters
The Bashi Channel is seldom discussed, but bears great strategic relevance for the People's Liberation Army.
China's Air Force Revisits the Bashi Channel. Here's Why That Matters
Chinese, Russian Navies to Hold 8 Days of Naval Exercises in the South China Sea
September 12, 2016
Chinese, Russian Navies to Hold 8 Days of Naval Exercises in the South China Sea
Beijing and Moscow will hold the first-ever South China Sea iteration of their Joint Sea exercises.
Chinese, Russian Navies to Hold 8 Days of Naval Exercises in the South China Sea
China's First Homemade Carrier Could Take to the Seas Later This Year
August 29, 2016
China's First Homemade Carrier Could Take to the Seas Later This Year
Multiple reports suggest that the PLAN's first indigenous carrier could enter sea trials later this year.
China's First Homemade Carrier Could Take to the Seas Later This Year
Getting the Right World War I Metaphor for a US-China Clash
August 27, 2016
Getting the Right World War I Metaphor for a US-China Clash
The Great War has less to tell us about how a Pacific War might start than what it might look like.
Getting the Right World War I Metaphor for a US-China Clash
Chinese Navy Holds 'Confrontation Drill' in Sea of Japan
August 23, 2016
Chinese Navy Holds 'Confrontation Drill' in Sea of Japan
The ships participating in the exercise were on their way back to China from RIMPAC 2016.
Chinese Navy Holds 'Confrontation Drill' in Sea of Japan
China and US Navies Conduct Joint Search and Rescue Drill
August 18, 2016
China and US Navies Conduct Joint Search and Rescue Drill
The Chinese and U.S. navies also held a Code for Unplanned Encounters at Sea exercise.
China and US Navies Conduct Joint Search and Rescue Drill
A New War in the Pacific Could be ‘Trench Warfare’ at Sea
August 18, 2016
A New War in the Pacific Could be ‘Trench Warfare’ at Sea
Recent studies suggest A2/AD and AirSea Battle lead to costly stalemate, not victory.
A New War in the Pacific Could be ‘Trench Warfare’ at Sea
Top US Naval Officer in Asia Calls for Military Transparency in China Visit
August 11, 2016
Top US Naval Officer in Asia Calls for Military Transparency in China Visit
The commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet urged the Chinese military to be more transparent about its intentions.
Top US Naval Officer in Asia Calls for Military Transparency in China Visit
China Launches Yet Another ‘Carrier Killer’ Destroyer
August 09, 2016
China Launches Yet Another ‘Carrier Killer’ Destroyer
The new class of destroyers will be larger than expected.
China Launches Yet Another ‘Carrier Killer’ Destroyer
US Navy Warship Makes 1st China Visit Since South China Sea Arbitration Ruling
August 08, 2016
US Navy Warship Makes 1st China Visit Since South China Sea Arbitration Ruling
A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer arrived in the Chinese port of Qingdao on Monday.
US Navy Warship Makes 1st China Visit Since South China Sea Arbitration Ruling
Top Chinese Admiral: China Ready to Counter ‘Any Aggression’ in South China Sea
July 20, 2016
Top Chinese Admiral: China Ready to Counter ‘Any Aggression’ in South China Sea
The admiral’s remarks come amidst a three-day visit by the U.S. Navy’s chief of naval operations to China.
Top Chinese Admiral: China Ready to Counter ‘Any Aggression’ in South China Sea
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