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Chinese Defense Ministry to Japan: 'Get Used To' PLAAF Operations Through the Miyako Strait
July 17, 2017
Chinese Defense Ministry to Japan: 'Get Used To' PLAAF Operations Through the Miyako Strait
China wants Japan to get used to seeing its military vessels and aircraft transit the Miyako Strait.
Chinese Defense Ministry to Japan: 'Get Used To' PLAAF Operations Through the Miyako Strait
China’s Aircraft Carrier Makes First Port Call in Hong Kong
July 08, 2017
China’s Aircraft Carrier Makes First Port Call in Hong Kong
This marks the first time China’s largest warship has visited the former British colony.
China’s Aircraft Carrier Makes First Port Call in Hong Kong
Chinese Navy Type 815 Intelligence Ship Transits Tsugaru Strait in Northern Japan
July 04, 2017
Chinese Navy Type 815 Intelligence Ship Transits Tsugaru Strait in Northern Japan
A Chinese Navy spy ship transited waters separating the Japanese islands of Honshu and Hokkaido. Why does that matter?
Chinese Navy Type 815 Intelligence Ship Transits Tsugaru Strait in Northern Japan
China Launches New Guided-Missile Destroyer
June 30, 2017
China Launches New Guided-Missile Destroyer
China launched the 13th Type 052D destroyer on June 26.
China Launches New Guided-Missile Destroyer
Photos Reveal Possible New Chinese Sub-Tracking Surveillance Ship
June 28, 2017
Photos Reveal Possible New Chinese Sub-Tracking Surveillance Ship
New vessel under construction closely resembles U.S. ocean surveillance ships.
Photos Reveal Possible New Chinese Sub-Tracking Surveillance Ship
The Indian Navy Sets Up to Lead on Humanitarian Assistance in the Indian Ocean
June 25, 2017
The Indian Navy Sets Up to Lead on Humanitarian Assistance in the Indian Ocean
Will there be a “peace race” for influence in the Indian Ocean?
The Indian Navy Sets Up to Lead on Humanitarian Assistance in the Indian Ocean
If China Does Build a Naval Base in Pakistan, What Are the Risks for Islamabad?
June 24, 2017
If China Does Build a Naval Base in Pakistan, What Are the Risks for Islamabad?
A Chinese naval base in Pakistan would present substantial risks.
If China Does Build a Naval Base in Pakistan, What Are the Risks for Islamabad?
Chinese Navy Task Group Visits Pakistan With a Focus on Increasing Interoperability
June 14, 2017
Chinese Navy Task Group Visits Pakistan With a Focus on Increasing Interoperability
Three Chinese warships are in Pakistan for a four-day visit that will include training exercises.
Chinese Navy Task Group Visits Pakistan With a Focus on Increasing Interoperability
RIMPAC 2018: China Invited to Participate in Major US Naval Exercise
May 31, 2017
RIMPAC 2018: China Invited to Participate in Major US Naval Exercise
China has been invited to participate in next year’s Rim of the Pacific exercise.
RIMPAC 2018: China Invited to Participate in Major US Naval Exercise
From China's New Aircraft Carrier to Malabar 2017: Naval Update in the Asia-Pacific
May 18, 2017
From China's New Aircraft Carrier to Malabar 2017: Naval Update in the Asia-Pacific
The Diplomat's editors discuss recent naval procurement decisions and exercises across the Asia-Pacific region.
From China's New Aircraft Carrier to Malabar 2017: Naval Update in the Asia-Pacific
China Burnishes Anti-Piracy Credentials Without Clarifying Possible Use of Lethal Force
May 08, 2017
China Burnishes Anti-Piracy Credentials Without Clarifying Possible Use of Lethal Force
The Chinese Ministry of National Defense clarified the extent of the Chinese Navy's anti-piracy operations in the Indian Ocean.
China Burnishes Anti-Piracy Credentials Without Clarifying Possible Use of Lethal Force
What Does China's New Aircraft Carrier Mean for the <em>Liaoning</em>?
May 01, 2017
What Does China's New Aircraft Carrier Mean for the Liaoning?
China seems to be taking the same careful approach to its carrier program as Japan took during the interwar period.
What Does China's New Aircraft Carrier Mean for the Liaoning?
China's First Domestically Manufactured Carrier Launches. What's Next for the PLAN?
April 27, 2017
China's First Domestically Manufactured Carrier Launches. What's Next for the PLAN?
China's first domestic carrier launches. What's next?
China's First Domestically Manufactured Carrier Launches. What's Next for the PLAN?
Chinese Naval Shipbuilding: Measuring the Waves
April 25, 2017
Chinese Naval Shipbuilding: Measuring the Waves
An interview with Andrew S. Erickson
Chinese Naval Shipbuilding: Measuring the Waves
China's First Domestically Built Aircraft Carrier May Launch Any Day Now
April 24, 2017
China's First Domestically Built Aircraft Carrier May Launch Any Day Now
China's first homemade carrier could launch in the coming days.
China's First Domestically Built Aircraft Carrier May Launch Any Day Now
Does It Make Sense to Think About Naval Power in 15 to 30 Year Cycles?
April 05, 2017
Does It Make Sense to Think About Naval Power in 15 to 30 Year Cycles?
Technological cycles can render a just-modernized army obsolete.
Does It Make Sense to Think About Naval Power in 15 to 30 Year Cycles?
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