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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
What the Trump Administration's Decision to Disinvite the Chinese Navy From RIMPAC 2018 Means
May 24, 2018
What the Trump Administration's Decision to Disinvite the Chinese Navy From RIMPAC 2018 Means
The U.S. takes a long overdue step, but don't expect it to shift the needle on how China behaves in the South China Sea.
What the Trump Administration's Decision to Disinvite the Chinese Navy From RIMPAC 2018 Means
As China's Type 001A Carrier Enters Sea Trials, What's Next for the PLAN's Carrier Force?
May 14, 2018
As China's Type 001A Carrier Enters Sea Trials, What's Next for the PLAN's Carrier Force?
China's first indigenously built and designed carrier is an important milestone for the PLAN.
As China's Type 001A Carrier Enters Sea Trials, What's Next for the PLAN's Carrier Force?
China’s New Aircraft Carrier Heads Out for Sea Trials
May 13, 2018
China’s New Aircraft Carrier Heads Out for Sea Trials
China’s first domestically built aircraft carrier headed out for sea trials on May 13.
China’s New Aircraft Carrier Heads Out for Sea Trials
China’s Security Gambit in the Indian Ocean
May 11, 2018
China’s Security Gambit in the Indian Ocean
Should China’s expanding naval footprint in the Indian Ocean be a cause for concern?
China’s Security Gambit in the Indian Ocean
Conventional Deterrence in the Asia-Pacific Region
May 06, 2018
Conventional Deterrence in the Asia-Pacific Region
Are Asian militaries taking the challenges of conventional deterrence seriously?
Conventional Deterrence in the Asia-Pacific Region
Will China’s New Aircraft Carrier Start Sea Trials This Week?
April 23, 2018
Will China’s New Aircraft Carrier Start Sea Trials This Week?
China’s new aircraft carrier might take to the sea for the first time this week.
Will China’s New Aircraft Carrier Start Sea Trials This Week?
South China Sea: Australian Navy Vessels En Route to Vietnam Received Warnings From Chinese Navy
April 21, 2018
South China Sea: Australian Navy Vessels En Route to Vietnam Received Warnings From Chinese Navy
Australian warships found themselves in a confrontation with the People's Liberation Army-Navy in the South China Sea.
South China Sea: Australian Navy Vessels En Route to Vietnam Received Warnings From Chinese Navy
Chinese Navy to Hold Live-Fire Exercise in Taiwan Strait
April 18, 2018
Chinese Navy to Hold Live-Fire Exercise in Taiwan Strait
Limited drills seem intended to garner headlines more than provoke Taiwan.
Chinese Navy to Hold Live-Fire Exercise in Taiwan Strait
Is the Western Pacific Heading Towards an Amphibious Arms Race?
April 17, 2018
Is the Western Pacific Heading Towards an Amphibious Arms Race?
China and the U.S. have steadily been expanding their marine forces and the amphibious capabilities that accompany them in the Western Pacific.
Is the Western Pacific Heading Towards an Amphibious Arms Race?
US Carrier Conducts Air Wing Sortie Drills in South China Sea
April 11, 2018
US Carrier Conducts Air Wing Sortie Drills in South China Sea
A U.S. carrier strike group showed off its ability to rapidly launch fighters in the South China Sea.
US Carrier Conducts Air Wing Sortie Drills in South China Sea
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