January 25, 2020
With Its New Aircraft Carrier, Is China Now a Blue Water Navy?
By James Maclaren
China recently commissioned its first indigenous aircraft carrier and took another step toward altering the military balance of power.
January 10, 2020
How Will the Chinese Navy Use Its 2 Aircraft Carriers?
By Ying Yu Lin
As the PLA Navy adjusts to its growing carrier fleet, pay attention to the officers tasked to lead.
February 15, 2019
Predicting the Chinese Navy of 2030
By Rick Joe
Making predictions for the Chinese Navy a decade in advance is difficult given the PLA’s overall opacity.
November 17, 2018
Don’t Underestimate China’s Flying Shark
By Abraham Ait
The evolution of the J-15 Into a world leading carrier-based fighter and its implications.
August 15, 2018
How China’s New Aircraft Carriers Will Shape Regional Order
By Richard Salmons
Rather than confronting other major navies, these big new ships will go to work boosting China’s prestige.
June 30, 2018
Will China Have 7 Aircraft Carriers by 2025?
By Abraham Ait
The PLA Navy’s upcoming Type 075 assault ships may deploy fighter jets to better contend pacific naval superiority.
January 18, 2016
China’s Aircraft Carrier Ambitions
By Koh Swee Lean Collin
As the country builds its first indigenous carrier, what might it have in mind?
January 01, 2016
Confirmed: China Is Building a Second Aircraft Carrier
By Shannon Tiezzi
The carrier will be China’s second, but the first to be indigenously-built.
July 30, 2015
Will China Have a Mini US Navy By 2020?
By Prashanth Parameswaran
A former admiral does the math – and the results are quite striking.