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China’s Bulava?
    Similar to Russia’s troubled Bulava sea-launched ballistic missile, the Pentagon’s latest report on China’s military power reveals that Chinese efforts to develop a new sea-based nuclear missile have run into problems.. 10-10-30
Chinese expert says F-35 fighter has become an expensive toy
    The F-35 Lightning-II fighter, planned to be the new workhorse of the US armed forces, has run into a financial crisis.. 10-04-15
Bluffer’s Guide: Fortress China[C]
    China employs a range of “anti-stealth” and similar ‘asymmetrical’ air-defenses. These not only attempt to target stealth aircraft but also to shoot down or prevent cruise missile and precision guided weapons attack.. 10-01-05
Bluffer’s Guide: Fortress China[B]
    The Chinese military, including curiously the armed police (PAP), deploy a wide variety of short-ranged air defence systems. Some are fixed-site but most are operated in a truly mobile fashion.. 10-01-05
Bluffer’s Guide: Fortress China[A]
    Militarily, China is a country of contrasts, with undoubtedly among the most powerful militaries in the world. A hot topic is whether China could beat USA in a conventional war – You can make your own mind up on that point. 10-01-05
Factors of conflict in the early 21st century(2)
    If we intend to project combat power into the complex battlespace of the future, we must shift our focus from the relative simplicity of mass, armored warfare into the challenge of post-Jominian, formationless, distributed operations.. 09-12-25
Factors of conflict in the early 21st century(1)
    By way of contrast, early 21st-- century conflict will tend in the opposite direction. Conflict will be, with some exceptions, lowfrequency, high-amplitude affairs.. 09-12-25
    Dragon's Fire: The PLA's 2nd Artillery Corps(1)  
        China possesses one of the largest land-based missile forces in the world. While intercontinental parity with the US or the USSR was never one of the goals of the PLA during the Cold War.... [2013-10-26]
    China’s Noisy Nuclear Submarines  
        China’s new Jin-class ballistic missile submarine is noisier than the Russian Delta III-class submarines built more than 30 years ago, according to a report produced by the U.S. Navy’s Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI).... [2013-10-26]
    Estimated Nuclear Weapons Locations 2009  
        The world’s approximately 23,300 nuclear weapons are stored at an estimated 111 locations in 14 countries, according to an overview produced by FAS and NRDC.... [2013-10-26]
    The China Syndrome  
        Using stolen Russian technology, China is on its way to driving Russia out of the low-end weapons business. In turn, Russian attempts to maintain their status as a major developer of military technology are fumbling, largely because of the s... [2013-10-26]