TITLE

Another Great Leap Forward?

AUTHOR(S)
Friedman, Norman
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Nov2009, Vol. 135 Issue 11, p90
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a military parade held on October 1, 2009 in Beijing, China, which showcased the Chinese military modernization. The big Russian parades of the past were recalled by the parade. The display of 52 weapons was announced by the Chinese including the DF-21 maneuverable antiship ballistic missile and two new surface-to-air missiles. HQ-9 and -12 long-range air defense missiles were displayed by the Chinese national air defense force.
ACCESSION #
45383668

 

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