Category Archives: Asia-Pacific Military Issues

Current or hisortical issues in conventional military policies, issues or events.

N Korea Military Tactics In A War With US

A Strategy Of Massive Retaliations Against US Attacks By Han Ho Suk Director Center for Korean Affairs 4-24-3 North Korea has not only the military power but also the political will to wage total war against the United States. (An … Continue reading

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Was There a Recent Coup Attempt in China? | World Affairs Journal

China Defence Today Forum According to a report, around New Year’s day officers in two Chinese air force units were arrested on suspicion of plotting a coup. At the same time, a nuclear submarine on patrol was ordered back to … Continue reading

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US-Chinese Anti-Submarine Cat and Mouse Game in South China Sea

The incident that unfolded in the South China Sea Sunday, where the U.S. Navy says five Chinese ships harassed the U.S. submarine surveillance vessel USNS Impeccable, appears to be part of a wider and dangerous cat and mouse game between U.S. and Chinese submarines and their hunters. Continue reading

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Navy was tracking Chinese Sub, when the sub collided with the towed Sonar Array

By Andrew Scutro – Staff writer Posted : Friday Jun 19, 2009 12:10:00 EDT Two defense officials have confirmed that the crew aboard the destroyer John S. McCain was tracking the submarine that struck its towed sonar array June 10 … Continue reading

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China’s once weak forces are becoming a leading-edge naval power.

Hainan Is the Tip of the Chinese Navy Spear By James C. Bussert June 2009 From humble, almost inconsequential, origins, China’s South Sea Fleet has grown to become a major maritime military force. The country is basing many of its … Continue reading

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