Accession Number : AD1015875


Title :   Training the People's Liberation Army Air Force Surface-to-Air Missile (SAM) Forces


Descriptive Note : Technical Report


Corporate Author : RAND PROJECT AIR FORCE SANTA MONICA CA SANTA MONICA


Personal Author(s) : Lin,Bonny ; Garafola,Cristina L


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/1015875.pdf


Report Date : 01 Jan 2016


Pagination or Media Count : 65


Abstract : This report analyzes key trends and themes in Chinas Peoples Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) surface-to-air missile (SAM) unit training. After providing background information on Chinas air defense forces, the report introduces the basics of PLAAF SAM training, including training requirements, trends in recent training activities, and analysis of training themes.


Descriptors :   military forces (foreign) , military training , china , SURFACE TO AIR MISSILES , military capabilities , military tactics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE