Steel sharks: China's growing submarine fleet
Date of Issue2008-05-05
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Confronted with the overwhelming superiority of the US Navy, China has embarked on an asymmetric naval strategy to mitigate American naval power. Relying heavily on submarines, cruise and ballistic missiles and modern fast attack craft, the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) is fast developing a powerful sea denial capability.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS Commentaries, 057-08
Nanyang Technological University