TITLE

COMBAT FLEETS

AUTHOR(S)
Wertheim, Eric
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;May2008, Vol. 134 Issue 5, p154
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the U.S. Department of Defense's annual Report to Congress on the Military Power of the People's Republic of China, released in March 2008. The report estimates that the People's Liberation Army Navy currently operates 74 principal combatants, 57 attack submarines, 55 medium and heavy amphibious ships, and 49 coastal missile patrol craft. It also highlights that seven large surface warships have been built domestically since 2006.
ACCESSION #
33961546

 

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