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China naval buildup

China’s 3rd Aircraft Carrier, the Fujian, Begins Its Maiden Sea Trial

China’s 3rd Aircraft Carrier, the Fujian, Begins Its Maiden Sea Trial

By Takahashi Kosuke
Once deployed, China’s largest warship will project unprecedented striking power in the Indo-Pacific region.

China Naval Modernization and the US Response

China Naval Modernization and the US Response

By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Collin Koh Swee Lean
With Its New Aircraft Carrier, Is China Now a Blue Water Navy?

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.

Vietnam Is the Chinese Military’s Preferred Warm-Up Fight

Vietnam Is the Chinese Military’s Preferred Warm-Up Fight

By Derek Grossman
At some point, the Chinese military will need to test its new capabilities – and Vietnam is likely the preferred adversary.

China’s Navy Flaunts Its Power, But to What End?

China’s Navy Flaunts Its Power, But to What End?

By Bonnie Girard
The PLAN’s 70th anniversary celebration raises important questions about China’s increasingly capable military.

China’s Navy Showcases New Type 055 Guided Missile Destroyer in Naval Parade

China’s Navy Showcases New Type 055 Guided Missile Destroyer in Naval Parade

By Franz-Stefan Gady
A naval parade to honor the 70th anniversary of the creation of the Chinese Navy included the service’s latest destroyer class.

Predicting the Chinese Navy of 2030

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.
China Launches Second Type 055 Guided-Missile Destroyer

China Launches Second Type 055 Guided-Missile Destroyer

By Franz-Stefan Gady
China has reportedly launched its second Type 055 guided-missile destroyer in April.

China Kicks off Work on 6th Type 055 Guided-Missile Destroyer

China Kicks off Work on 6th Type 055 Guided-Missile Destroyer

By Franz-Stefan Gady
China has begun construction of its sixth Type 055 destroyer at a shipyard in Dalian.

The 3 Known Unknowns of Xi Jinping’s China

The 3 Known Unknowns of Xi Jinping’s China

By Kerry Brown
There are plenty of things we know about China under Xi Jinping -- what do we know we don't know?

China Launches Next-Generation Guided-Missile Destroyer

China Launches Next-Generation Guided-Missile Destroyer

By Franz-Stefan Gady
A new domestically-produced warship was launched in Shanghai on June 28.
Let's Talk About the Chinese Navy's Type 055 Destroyer

Let's Talk About the Chinese Navy's Type 055 Destroyer

By Robert Farley
What does the People's Liberation Army Navy have in store for the Type 055?

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