TITLE

United States Unsure of Chinese Military's Modernization Aims

AUTHOR(S)
Boese, Wade
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Arms Control Today;Sep2005, Vol. 35 Issue 7, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents an assessment of the armed forces of China based on a report by the U.S. Department of Defense. Short term military aspirations of China; Arms source of China; Efforts of China to augment and upgrade its ballistic missiles.
ACCESSION #
18583866

 

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