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Title The Chinese Air Force : evolving concepts, roles, and capabilities / edited by Richard P. Hallion, Roger Cliff, and Phillip C. Saunders
Published Washington, D.C. : National Defense University Press for the Center for the Study of Chinese Military Affairs, Institute for National Strategic Studies, 2012


Description 1 online resource (xxviii, 394 pages)
Contents The concept of airpower : its emergence, evolution, and future / Forrest E. Morgan -- China's quest for joint aerospace power : concepts and future aspirations / Mark A. Stokes -- The PLAAF's evolving influence within the PLA and upon national policy / Xiaoming Zhang -- The organizational structure of the PLAAF / Kenneth W. Allen -- The missions of the People's Liberation Army Air Force / Murray Scot Tanner -- The development of the PLAAF's doctrine / Roger Cliff -- The PLAAF and the integration of air and space power / Kevin Pollpeter -- Equipping the PLAAF : the long march to modernity / David Shlapak -- Meeting the challenge of the upcoming PLAAF leadership reshuffle / You Ji -- Education and training in the PLAAF / Kevin Lanzit -- China's aviation industry : past, present, and future / Shen Pin-Luen -- China's quest for advanced aviation technologies / Phillip C. Saunders and Joshua K. Wiseman -- The employment of airpower in the Taiwan Strait / His-hua Cheng -- The U.S.-China military balances seen in a three-game framework / David Frelinger and Jessica Hart
Summary Presents revised and edited papers from a October 2010 conference held in Taipei on the Chinese Air Force. The conference was jointly organized by Taiwan?s Council for Advanced Policy Studies, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, the U.S. National Defense University, and the RAND Corporation. This books offers a complete picture of where the Chinese air force is today, where it has come from, and most importantly, where it is headed
Notes Title from title screen (viewed on Oct. 31, 2012)
"August 2012"--Title page verso
Paper version available for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S.G.P.O
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Description based on online resource, PDF version; title from title page (DOD, viewed August 19, 2019)
Subject China. Zhongguo ren min jie fang jun. Kong jun.
SUBJECT China. Zhongguo ren min jie fang jun. Kong jun. fast (OCoLC)fst00549388
Subject Air power -- China
Aircraft industry -- China
HISTORY -- Military -- Aviation.
Aircraft industry.
Air power.
Form Electronic book
Author Hallion, Richard, 1948- editor
Cliff, Roger, editor
Saunders, Phillip C. (Phillip Charles), 1966- editor
National Defense University Press, publishing body
Center for the Study of Chinese Military Affairs (National Defense University), issuing body
ISBN 9780160920387