China’s aircraft carrier : implications for Southeast Asia
Koh, Collin Swee Lean
Date of Issue2012
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
The induction of China’s first aircraft carrier by the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) is no cause for overreaction by Southeast Asian governments, from the strategic and operational perspectives. Still, China’s aircraft carrier programme may provide greater grounds for concern by 2020.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS Commentaries, 183-12