Saturday, September 26, 2015

The South China Sea and China's Navy, explained

ONI has put together a really good unclassified wrap-up of the Chinese Navy and the South China Sea disputes. I've been remiss at posting it, mainly because I received a printed copy and forgot others would find it useful.

First, the video below explaining why there are disputes in the South China Sea

Second, a PLA(N) identification guide. Full PDF can be downloaded here.

There are more products here. ONI does a good job of putting out the facts and not trying to add any spin. If you are gearing up for a Pacific deployment, the poster is definitely a good start towards getting ready for what you're going to see.