Sunday, January 10, 2010

China’s Conventional Cruise and Ballistic Missile Force Modernization and Deployment


Publication: China Brief Volume: 10

By: Martin Andrew

The People's Republic of China (PRC) 60th National Day, which took place on October 1, 2009, was lauded by the Chinese-media for its display of the military's ‘precision striking capabilities.’ According to Yu Jixun, deputy commander of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Second Artillery Corps—China's strategic missile forces—its conventional missiles "could launch precision strikes in all weathers and directions" (Xinhua News Agency, October 1, 2009).

Indeed, new Chinese-built ballistic and cruise missiles exhibit the significant stride made by Chinese defense-industries in missile technology and development, but more importantly, the advent of a formidable class of Chinese-made conventional cruise and ballistic missile force underscore another element of the changing strategic landscape in the Asia-Pacific region (China Military Online, October 2, 2009). .................The Jamestown Foundation

1 comments:

To Asian Defence

I would like to ask the Pakistani cruise missile Baber is it same like chinese or its different technology

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