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From a Slow Simmer to a Boil: Managing Tensions in a Heating South China Sea
October 16, 2018
From a Slow Simmer to a Boil: Managing Tensions in a Heating South China Sea
Tensions are rising in the South China Sea.
From a Slow Simmer to a Boil: Managing Tensions in a Heating South China Sea
Less Visible Aspects of Chinese Military Modernization
September 21, 2018
Less Visible Aspects of Chinese Military Modernization
Besides new equipment, we need to pay attention to how China is upgrading old systems.
Less Visible Aspects of Chinese Military Modernization
The Chinese Navy's Growing Anti-Submarine Warfare Capabilities
September 12, 2018
The Chinese Navy's Growing Anti-Submarine Warfare Capabilities
China's Navy has made some rapid advancement in organic anti-submarine capabilities seen aboard its surface fleet.
The Chinese Navy's Growing Anti-Submarine Warfare Capabilities
Chinese Navy Frigates Trail Japanese Helicopter Destroyer in the South China Sea
September 10, 2018
Chinese Navy Frigates Trail Japanese Helicopter Destroyer in the South China Sea
The incident was caught on tape by a Japanese television network.
Chinese Navy Frigates Trail Japanese Helicopter Destroyer in the South China Sea
Are Fears of a Chinese Port Facility on Manus Island Justified?
August 29, 2018
Are Fears of a Chinese Port Facility on Manus Island Justified?
Manus Island would be a strategic outpost for China, astride the western Pacific Ocean.
Are Fears of a Chinese Port Facility on Manus Island Justified?
China’s New Type 055 Guided Missile Destroyer Begins Sea Trials
August 28, 2018
China’s New Type 055 Guided Missile Destroyer Begins Sea Trials
The lead ship of a new class of Chinese guided missile destroyers commenced first sea trials on August 24.
China’s New Type 055 Guided Missile Destroyer Begins Sea Trials
What Are China’s Military Recruitment Priorities?
August 10, 2018
What Are China’s Military Recruitment Priorities?
The recruitment priorities of China’s military reflect, among other things, its growing technological sophistication.
What Are China’s Military Recruitment Priorities?
US 2019 Defense Bill Calls for Public Reporting on China's Militarization Activities in the South China Sea
August 03, 2018
US 2019 Defense Bill Calls for Public Reporting on China's Militarization Activities in the South China Sea
The 2019 NDAA calls on the U.S. Department of Defense to make public Chinese militarization activities in the South China Sea.
US 2019 Defense Bill Calls for Public Reporting on China's Militarization Activities in the South China Sea
China Launches 14th Type 052D Guided Missile Destroyer
August 02, 2018
China Launches 14th Type 052D Guided Missile Destroyer
A Chinese shipyard has launched a new stretched variant of the Type 052 Guided Missile Destroyer in early July.
China Launches 14th Type 052D Guided Missile Destroyer
China Launches Two Next-Generation Destroyers
July 05, 2018
China Launches Two Next-Generation Destroyers
Type 055 destroyers are bigger than US cruisers but carry fewer missiles.
China Launches Two Next-Generation Destroyers
China Launches 2 Type 055 Destroyers Simultaneously
July 04, 2018
China Launches 2 Type 055 Destroyers Simultaneously
Two Type 055 guided missile destroyers were launched simultaneously in Dalian this week.
China Launches 2 Type 055 Destroyers Simultaneously
A Difficult Trajectory Ahead for US-China Military-to-Military Ties
July 01, 2018
A Difficult Trajectory Ahead for US-China Military-to-Military Ties
Mattis' first trip to China did little to soothe growing military-to-military tensions in the relationship.
A Difficult Trajectory Ahead for US-China Military-to-Military Ties
Image May Confirm Advanced Anti-Ship Capability of China’s Type 093 Submarine
June 20, 2018
Image May Confirm Advanced Anti-Ship Capability of China’s Type 093 Submarine
Video footage appears show a canister for the submarine-launched version of China’s YJ-18 anti-ship cruise missile aboard a Type 093 sub.
Image May Confirm Advanced Anti-Ship Capability of China’s Type 093 Submarine
All You Need to Know About China's New Stealth Destroyer
June 08, 2018
All You Need to Know About China's New Stealth Destroyer
Addressing misconceptions about China's latest surface combatant, the Type 055 guided-missile destroyer.
All You Need to Know About China's New Stealth Destroyer
The South China Sea Conundrum for the United States
June 05, 2018
The South China Sea Conundrum for the United States
What is left for the United States to do about China's militarization of the South China Sea?
The South China Sea Conundrum for the United States
China’s 1st Carrier Strike Group Reaches Initial Operational Capability
June 05, 2018
China’s 1st Carrier Strike Group Reaches Initial Operational Capability
This marks another important step in the Chinese Navy’s ambitious aircraft carrier program.
China’s 1st Carrier Strike Group Reaches Initial Operational Capability
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