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Title: Steel sharks: China's growing submarine fleet
Authors: Ong, Weichong
Horta, Loro
Keywords: DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
Issue Date: 2008
Source: Horta, L., & Ong, W. (2008). Steel sharks: China's growing submarine fleet. (RSIS Commentaries, No. 057). RSIS Commentaries. Singapore: Nanyang Technological University.
Series/Report no.: RSIS Commentaries, 057-08
Abstract: 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.
Schools: S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies 
Rights: Nanyang Technological University
Fulltext Permission: open
Fulltext Availability: With Fulltext
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