Archive | China Maritime Studies Institute (CMSI)

23 May 2014

IHS Jane’s Highlights CMSI “Chinese Mine Warfare” Study

“Chinese Sea Mines,” Underwater Weapons—Mines, Jane’s Underwater Warfare Systems, 19 May 2014.
China reportedly possesses between 50,000 and 100,000 mines, consisting of over 30 varieties of contact, magnetic, acoustic, water pressure, and multiple fuzed weapons. These are divided into mixed reaction sea mines, remote control sea mines, and rocket/rising and mobile mines. Detailed verifiable information on […]

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06 May 2014

China’s Maritime Disputes in the East and South China Seas

Peter A. Dutton, “China’s Maritime Disputes in the East and South China Seas,” Testimony before a Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, 14 January 2014; published in Naval War College Review 67.3 (Summer 2014): 7-18.
Text differs in minor ways from that published online by the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
Other interesting articles from the Summer […]

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12 April 2014

Bryan McGrath Highlights Must-Read Goldstein-Knight Proceedings Article on Chinese ASW Development

Bryan McGrath, “China Thinks ASW,” Information Dissemination, 11 April 2014.
Lyle Goldstein at the China Maritime Studies Institute is a national treasure (along with his colleague, Andrew Erickson), and he has teamed up once again with Shannon Knight from the Naval Undersea Warfare Center to produce a fascinating article in this month’s Proceedings, which is unfortunately behind the […]

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04 March 2014

Chinese Air- and Space-Based ISR: Integrating Aerospace Combat Capabilities over the Near Seas

Andrew S. Erickson, “Chinese Air- and Space-Based ISR: Integrating Aerospace Combat Capabilities over the Near Seas,” in Peter Dutton, Andrew S. Erickson, and Ryan Martinson, eds., China’s Near Seas Combat Capabilities, Naval War College China Maritime Study 11 (February 2014), 87-117.
China’s progressively more potent naval platforms, aircraft, and missiles are increasingly capable of holding U.S. Navy platforms […]

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04 March 2014

China’s Near Seas Combat Capabilities (CMSI China Maritime Study #11)

Peter Dutton, Andrew S. Erickson, and Ryan Martinson, eds., China’s Near Seas Combat Capabilities, Naval War College China Maritime Study 11 (February 2014).
Contents
CHAPTER ONE Chinese Houbei Fast Attack Craft: Beyond Sea Denial…………..1
by John Patch
CHAPTER TWO Underwater TELs and China’s Antisubmarine Warfare: Evolving Strength and a Calculated Weakness……………………17
by William S. Murray
CHAPTER THREE China’s Second Artillery Force: Capabilities […]

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05 November 2013

“No Substitute for Experience: Chinese Anti-Piracy Operations in the Gulf of Aden” (CMSI China Maritime Study #10)

Andrew S. Erickson and Austin M. Strange, No Substitute for Experience: Chinese Anti-Piracy Operations in the Gulf of Aden, Naval War College CMSI China Maritime Study 10 (November 2013).
In this carefully researched, comprehensive, and highly detailed study, the authors address six major aspects of China’s anti-piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden since their inception in December 2008: Modern […]

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03 February 2013

Missile Defense’s Real Enemy: Math

Harry Kazianis, “Missile Defense’s Real Enemy: Math,” The Diplomat, 2 February 2012.
… There is… one thing you can’t argue against, simple math.
Case in point, take a look at a recent book chapter by Dr. Toshi Yoshihara in Chinese Aerospace Power (a really good book, China defense geeks I am talking to you — it’s a classic — […]

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22 January 2013

Gray Matter for Gray Hulls: The Intellectual Software Powering the U.S. Navy’s Asia-Pacific Rebalance

Gabe Collins, “Gray Matter for Gray Hulls: The Intellectual Software Powering the U.S. Navy’s Asia-Pacific Rebalance,” Information Dissemination, 22 January 2013.
The following guest post is by Gabe Collins. Gabe Collins is the co-founder of China SignPost and a former commodity investment analyst and research fellow in the US Naval War College’s China Maritime Studies Institute.
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23 July 2012

CMSI China Maritime Study #9–“Not Congruent but Quite Complementary: U.S. and Chinese Approaches to Nontraditional Security”

Lyle J. Goldstein, ed., Not Congruent but Quite Complementary: U.S. and Chinese Approaches to Nontraditional Security, Naval War College China Maritime Study 9 (July 2012).
U.S.-China relations, difficult in the best of times, have lurched in a dangerous direction since 2009. Against the backdrop of a weakened global economy and sharpened ideological tensions, there has been […]

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27 June 2012

Kindle Editions of 4 CMSI Volumes Now Available; 5th to Follow

Andrew S. Erickson and Lyle J. Goldstein, eds., Chinese Aerospace Power: Evolving Maritime Roles (Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2011).
Andrew S. Erickson, Lyle J. Goldstein, and Nan Li, eds., China, the United States, and 21st Century Sea Power: Defining a Maritime Security Partnership (Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2010).
Andrew S. Erickson, Lyle J. Goldstein, and Carnes Lord, eds., China Goes to Sea: […]

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08 December 2011

China Maritime Studies Institute (CMSI) Profiled in Naval War College President’s Forum

Rear Admiral John N. Christenson, U.S. Navy, President, Naval War College, “Promoting Global Maritime Partnerships,” President’s Forum, Naval War College Review, 65.1 (Winter 2012): 12.
China Maritime Studies Institute. The maritime relationship between the United States and China will be particularly critical to the world’s maritime security in the twenty-first century. China’s rapidly expanding overseas commerce […]

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02 October 2011

Translation of 10+ CMSI Publications into Japanese (日本語) by JANAFA (日米ネービー友好協会)

Meeting and Tour of Tokyo’s Sensō-ji Temple and Asakusa District with JANAFA (日米ネービー友好協会) Leadership
This January, I had the pleasure of meeting with leaders from the U.S.-Japan Navy Friendship Association (JANAFA). JANAFA plays an important role in supporting constructive relations between the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF, 海上自衛隊) and the U.S. Navy. This partnership, as part […]

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02 October 2011

The Dragon Eyes the Top of the World: Arctic Policy Debate and Discussion in China

David Curtis Wright, The Dragon Eyes the Top of the World: Arctic Policy Debate and Discussion in China, Naval War College China Maritime Study 8 (8 August 2011).
The Chinese are increasingly interested in the effects of global climate change and the melting of the Arctic ice cap, especially as they pertain to emergent sea routes, natural […]

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25 August 2011

Erickson and Goldstein Publish Book on Chinese Aerospace Power

“Erickson and Goldstein Publish Book on Chinese Aerospace Power,” Naval War College Public Affairs Office, 25 August 2011.
NEWPORT, R.I. – Professors Andrew Erickson and Lyle Goldstein of the U.S. Naval War College’s China Maritime Studies Institute (CMSI) collaborated on a book released in July titled, “Chinese Aerospace Power: Evolving Maritime Roles.”
This edited volume offers a […]

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17 May 2011

CMSI Hosts Conference on China’s Future Plans

Tyler Will, Naval War College Public Affairs Office, “CMSI Hosts Conference on China’s Future Plans,” 13 May 2011.
NEWPORT, R.I. – The China Maritime Studies Institute (CMSI) at the U.S. Naval War College (NWC) hosted a conference to discuss “China’s Strategy for the Near Seas” May 10-11.
Featuring a half dozen panels with speakers from government, academia […]

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17 May 2011

Dutton Becomes Director of NWC’s China Maritime Studies Institute

Cmdr. Carla McCarthy, Naval War College Public Affairs Office, “Dutton Becomes Director of NWC’s China Maritime Studies Institute,” 12 May 2011.
NEWPORT, R.I. – Professor Peter Dutton officially stepped into the position of director for the China Maritime Studies Institute (CMSI) at the Naval War College (NWC) on May 11.
The outgoing director, Professor Lyle Goldstein, led the […]

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03 May 2011

China Expert Richard Desjardins on “Acquiring Expertise on the Chinese Military”

Richard Desjardins, “Acquiring Expertise on the Chinese Military,” Canadian Military Journal 11.2 (Spring 2011): 63-66.
A snapshot of Chinese military research in the West today reveals that virtually all of the research on the Chinese military is conducted in the United States. … I am therefore offering a few tips and routes to explore so that […]

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03 May 2011

China, the United States and 21st-Century Sea Power Selected for Proceedings’ “Notable Naval Books of 2010”

Lt. Cdr. Thomas J. Cutler, USN (Ret.), “Notable Naval Books of 2010,” U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 137:5 (May 2011): 64-69.
As in previous years, the list of notable naval books for 2010 was compiled, refined, and ultimately decided by a number of people, all of whom are widely recognized for their knowledge of matters pertaining to […]

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14 April 2011

Naval War College China Maritime Studies Institute (CMSI) Conference 10-11 May: “China’s Strategy for the Near Seas”

China’s Strategy for the Near Seas

U.S. Naval War College
McCarty Little Hall Auditorium
Newport, Rhode Island

May 10-11, 2011
This Event is Open to U.S. Citizens Only
By Invitation
The annual conference of the China Maritime Studies Institute (CMSI) is a key function of the institute and has the aim of […]

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