Sub Reliance

Burgess, Richard R.
February 2007
Sea Power;Feb2007, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p20
The article reports on the increase of China's reliance on submarines which reflects its desire to extend the reach of its submarine force in pursuit of its political and economic goals. Because of its vulnerabilities to operate on the surface of the ocean, the Chinas's People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) has pushed for the improvements in range and lethality of its submarines. A brief description on its advanced undersea force is included.


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