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The People's Liberation Army Navy: New Capabilities and Missions for the 21st Century (2015)


Since our last publication in 2009, the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLA(N)) has made significant strides in operationalizing as well as modernizing its force. Although the PLA(N)’s primary focus remains in the East Asia region, where China faces multiple disputes over the sovereignty of various maritime features and associated maritime rights, in recent years, the PLA(N) has increased its focus on developing blue-water naval capabilities. Over the long term, Beijing aspires to sustain naval missions far from China’s shores

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Videos


China's Defensive Layers | South China Seas Maritime Claims

 

 

Guides


PLA Navy Identification Guide (2020) | China Equipment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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