TITLE

SCANNING THE HORIZON for 'New Historical Missions'

AUTHOR(S)
Li, Nan
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Apr2010, Vol. 136 Issue 4, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the substantial progress of Chinese Navy in modernizing the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN). It states that such progress is reflected in the improvements of the PLAN'S submarines and surface soldiers, mainly in terms of their sensors, stealth, and missile defense. Moreover, it discusses China's civil military relations, naval growth, and revolution in military affairs based transformation to enhance institutional control of People's Liberation Army (PLA).
ACCESSION #
49160931

 

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