TITLE

CHINA'S AIRCRAFT CARRIER AMBITIONS

AUTHOR(S)
Storey, Ian; You Ji
PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Naval War College Review;Winter2004, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p77
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the intent of the Chinese government to acquire an aircraft carrier force as part of its ambition to achieve high seas naval capability. Possibility of buying a light aircraft carrier from a European builder; Concerns over the possibility to operate aircraft carrier battle groups; Protection of sovereignty and maritime resources.
ACCESSION #
12260522

 

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