Tag: PLA(N)

  • China’s piracy patrols

    PLA Navy has done some sums. China Celebrates Growing Naval Capabilities China has highlighted its anti-piracy efforts over the past 10 years, noting its naval fleets have escorted 3,400 foreign […]

  • New PLAN fleet for Gulf

    The PLAN’s deployments to the western Indian Ocean region continue. China Dispatches New Naval Fleet for Gulf of Aden Escort Mission By Ankit Panda On Sunday, the Chinese People’s Liberation Army […]

  • China’s new build

    New construction prompts regional concern. China building on new reef in South China Sea, think tank says China has installed a new platform on a remote part of the Paracel […]

  • Spotting China subs

    PLAN continue to claim use for ‘counter piracy’ reasons. Decoding Chinese submarine ‘sightings’ in South Asia ABHIJIT SINGH Last month, the Indian navy spotted a People’s Liberation Army navy (PLAN) […]

  • US CG flies the flag

    Soft power projection. Analysis: US Coast Guard to be placed in the vanguard of US maritime presence abroad Michael Fabey The US Coast Guard is making it possible for the […]

  • RN and South China Sea

    Freedom of navigation patrolsare not about power projection, presence, or deterrence. Joint Freedom of Navigation Patrols in the South China Sea BY THE LOWY INTERPRETER [By Shashank Joshi and Euan Graham] […]

  • US plans more SCS patrols

    Move could prompt China to step up military deployment in the disputed waters, analyst says. US ‘planning more regular’ South China Sea patrols The Pentagon is planning to conduct more […]

  • PLA Navy in The Baltic Sea

    Keeping an eye on the PLAN. The PLA Navy in The Baltic Sea: A View from Kiel By Sebastian Bruns and Sarah Kirchberger On 19 July 2017, after a long […]

  • China readies new base

    Base will serve as hub for PLAN in region. Djibouti Hosts First Chinese Overseas Mission China officially opened on Tuesday its first overseas mission, the same day as the country’s […]

  • Upgrades for PH Navy

    Philippine Navy looking for new ships. Philippine Shipbuilders to Help Modernize Military By Noel Tarrazona Having a budget of $2.56 billion for military modernization this year, the Philippine Defense Department is […]