Chinese Aerospace Power: Evolving Maritime Roles

Chinese Aerospace Power: Evolving Maritime Roles

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Chinese Aerospace Power: Evolving Maritime Roles by Andrew Erickson


China's aircraft carrier program is making major waves well before the first ship has been completed. Undoubtedly, this development heralds a new era in Chinese national security policy. While the present volume presents substantial new insight on that particular question, its focus is decidedly broader in scope. Chinese Aerospace Power offers a comprehensive survey of Chinese aerospace developments, with a focus on areas of potential strategic significance previously unexplored in Western scholarship. The book also links these developments to the vast maritime battlespace of the Asia-Pacific region and highlights the consequent implications for the U.S. military, particularly the U.S. Navy.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781591142416
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
Publication date: 05/02/2011
Pages: 524
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author


Andrew Erickson is Assistant Professor in the Strategic Research Department of the Naval War College. He is an expert on Chinese and Japanese national security issues.

Lyle J. Goldstein is Associate Professor in the Strategic Research Department of the Naval War College. His primary research interests encompass Chinese maritime development and nuclear strategy.

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