ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
-A A +A

China s Naval Capabilities

China's Naval Capabilities Rahul Burman THE recent exertion of Chinese authority over the Paracel group or islands in the South China Sea was largely a naval operation involving various arms of the Chinese navy. Missile-boats, landing craft, naval aircraft and marines appear to have been used in a brisk, co-ordinated action against South Vietnamese naval vessels and marines. The Paracels operation seems to indicate careful nurturing and development of Chinese naval strength since 1949.

Subscribers please login to access full text of the article.

New 3 Month Subscription
to Digital Archives at

826for India

$50for overseas users

Get instant access to the complete EPW archives

Subscribe now

Comments

(-) Hide

EPW looks forward to your comments. Please note that comments are moderated as per our comments policy. They may take some time to appear. A comment, if suitable, may be selected for publication in the Letters pages of EPW.

Back to Top