Accession Number:

ADA535138

Title:

China's Out of Area Naval Operations: Case Studies, Trajectories, Obstacles, and Potential Solutions

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL DEFENSE UNIV WASHINGTON DC INST FOR NATIONAL STRATEGIC STUDIES

Report Date:

2010-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

77.0

Abstract:

This study seeks to understand the future direction of the Peoples Liberation Army Navy PLAN with regard to out of area deployments and power projection. The assessment is based on the history of past PLAN out of area deployments and an analysis of out of area operations of other military forces. Both short- and long-term lenses are employed to understand the scope and direction of Chinas defense planning and strategic decisions.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE