Archive | Evaluations (Selected)

15 November 2009

Required Reading: Naval War College Review Articles on China’s DF-21/ASBM

“Required Reading: Naval War College Review Articles on China’s DF-21/ ASBM,” Missile Defense, Steeljaw Scribe, 15 November 2009.
… The most recent open press article was that found in the May 2009 issue of the Naval Institute’s Proceedings.
With the autumn 2009 issue of the Naval War College Review, that body of knowledge has been significantly expanded […]

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30 September 2009

A Few Good Reads

“A Few Good Reads,” Information Dissemination, 30 September 2009.
… See the new article at the Jamestown Foundation by Michael S. Chase and Andrew S. Erickson Changes in Beijing’s Approach to Overseas Basing? It would appear the conversation of limited forward basing has begun in China. This is still a far cry from the “String of […]

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12 September 2009

A National Asset in Newport

“A National Asset in Newport,” Information Dissemination, 11 September 2009.
Earlier in the week, Galrahn made us all aware of some of the pickings from the Naval War College Review‘s August 2009 edition. Having written here before about the Chinese Anti-ship Ballistic Missile Program, I was excited to see an article co-authored by Andrew Erickson and […]

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26 June 2009

Important Chinese ASBM Article

“Important Chinese ASBM Article,” Information Dissemination, 25 June 2009.
When Andrew Erickson is talking about Chinese ASBM development with comprehensive analysis, it is always a must read. This is from the section in the article “Making an ASBM Work.” … Just in this section there are all kinds of important things being said, but I want […]

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01 June 2009

Hans Kristensen on “An Undersea Deterrent?”

Hans M. Kristensen, “A Chinese Seabased Nuclear Deterrent?,” FAS Strategic Security Blog, 1 June 2009.
The magazine U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings has an interesting article about China’s nuclear ballistic missile submarines written by Andrew S. Erickson and Michael Chase from the U.S. Naval War College. And I’m not just saying that because they reference several of […]

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28 May 2009

BMD From the Sea – It’s Not Just for SWOs

“BMD From the Sea–It’s Not Just for SWOs,” Air Warfare, Steeljaw Scribe, 27 May 2009.
It is time for Naval Aviation to become more than interested bystanders and step up to the plate for the ballistic missile defense mission. For those who have been otherwise engaged or looking elsewhere, the cover and main article in the […]

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04 March 2009

Observing PLA Navy Indian Ocean Operations

“Observing PLA Navy Indian Ocean Operations,” Information Dissemination, 3 March 2009.
… March 2008 Proceedings has a public article available titled Welcome China to the Fight Against Pirates by Andrew S. Erickson, Naval War College; and Lieutenant Justin D. Mikolay, U.S. Navy. As I have said many times on the blog, everything written by Andrew Erickson […]

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15 May 2008

Observing Chinese Reactions to the New Maritime Strategy

“Observing Chinese Reactions to the New Maritime Strategy,” Information Dissemination, 14 May 2008.
Dr. Andrew S. Erickson is one of the premier sources on Chinese Maritime analysis, and a blog favorite. Previous coverage of his work here and here. Last year Dr. Erickson published New U.S. Maritime Strategy: Initial Chinese Responses, an examination and insightful study […]

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18 February 2008

Observing Chinese Theories of Naval Warfare

“Observing Chinese Theories of Naval Warfare,” Information Dissemination, 17 February 2008.
…the authors of that publication are the primary sources for what we do know about PLAN thinking behind Mine Warfare. Dr. Andrew Erickson, Ph.D., Lyle Goldstein, Ph.D., & William Murray authored an excellent article in Undersea Warfare Magazine Winter 2007, an article we have previously […]

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05 February 2008

Norman Polmar on CMSI’s China Sea Mine Research

Norman Polmar, “Is There a Mine Threat?” U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 134.2 (February 2008): 88-89.
If Chinese offensive mining is a concern, the U.S. Navy isn’t saying much about it. … Similarly, numerous articles in Proceedings, the Naval War College Review, and other professional publications address the Chinese submarine threat, but China’s use of mines is rarely mentioned. … The […]

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09 January 2008

It’s Always Nice to Get the Chinese Perspective

“It’s Always Nice to Get the Chinese Perspective,” Information Dissemination, 8 January 2008.
Last Thursday we highlighted the Winter 2008 Review at the Naval War College that has an excellent essay titled Chinese Evaluations of the US Navy Submarine Force. We found this essay to be excellent, well cited, indeed well put together and one of […]

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04 January 2008

Reading Bliss for Observers of Submarines and China

“Reading Bliss for Observers of Submarines and China,” Information Dissemination, 3 January 2008.
… Inside Winter 2008 you will find reading bliss for submarine observers like us. If you want to get a head start, check it out, because we intend to spend extra time blogging about the essay “Chinese Evaluations of the US Navy Submarine […]

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