China's anti-ship ballistic missile game changer in the pacific ocean (NIAS Report No. R5-2011)

Chandrashekar, S and Ganesh, RN and Raghunath, CR and Nagappa, Rajaram and Ramani, N and Sundaresan, Lalitha (2011) China's anti-ship ballistic missile game changer in the pacific ocean (NIAS Report No. R5-2011). Report. NIAS, Bangalore.

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    Abstract: China’s spectacular economic growth in the last decade has been accompanied by its impressive performance in the areas of space, missiles and warship building. Among the more remarkable of these has been its development of an Anti-Ship Ballistic Missile (ASBM), which according to experts, is intended to deter or target US aircraft carriers. Western media and naval sources reacted with concern bordering on alarm to the reports of the development of the ASBM. There were also skeptics who strongly doubted China’s capability to design and engineer such a missile along with the sophisticated technical infrastructure that its operation requires. However in May 2010 when a senior US Admiral declared that in his view the Chinese ASBM had reached “Initial Operational Capability
    Item Type: Monograph (Report)
    Additional Information: Copyright belongs to the Publisher
    Subjects: NIAS Resources > NIAS Reports
    Divisions: Schools > International Strategic and Security Studies Programme
    Depositing User: NIAS IR Administrator
    Date Deposited: 15 Feb 2012 05:03
    Last Modified: 08 May 2015 09:57
    URI: http://eprints.nias.res.in/id/eprint/300

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