Aircraft carriers: China's emerging maritime ambitions
Bitzinger, Richard A.
Date of Issue2009-04-07
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
The Chinese appear closer than ever to making a decision to go ahead with building an aircraft carrier, eventually acquiring as many as six vessels. While expensive to build and difficult to operate, a fleet of Chinese carriers could tilt the balance of power in the Pacific.
East Asia and Asia Pacific
RSIS Commentaries, 035-09
Nanyang Technological University