Tuesday, December 28, 2010

China's Anti-Carrier Missile Is Raising Alarm Bells In Washington

U.S. Navy flight deck personnel prepare a San Diego Coast Guard HH-60 helicopter for launch at dawn on the flight deck aboard USS Abraham Lincoln, Pacific Ocean, Dec. 15, 2008. The helicopter participated in a rescue in which an injured sailor was evacuated to Lincoln and stabilized before being flown to San Francisco for treatment. The USS Lincoln is under way conducting training and carrier qualifications. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class James R. Evans

China Missile May Cause Power Shift -- Financial Times

A new Chinese anti-ship missile that will significantly alter the balance of military power in the Pacific is now operational, according to a senior US commander.

Admiral Robert Willard, the top US commander in the Pacific, said the Chinese ballistic missile, which is designed to threaten US aircraft carriers in the region, had reached “initial operational capability”.

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More News On China's Anti-Carrier Missile

China moves closer to ruling the waves with a ballistic missile that can sink an aircraft carrier -- The Daily Mail
China has carrier-killer missile, U.S. admiral says -- Washington Times
China 'stepping up anti-carrier missile tests' -- AFP
China advances missile program -- Herald Sun
China Deploying Carrier-Killing Missiles: Report -- Newsroom America
USN Believes The DF-21D Is Live -- Strategy Page
Head of US Pacific Command says China moving toward deploying anti-carrier missile -- L.A. Times
U.S. commander says China aims to be a 'global military' power -- Asahi.com
China’s Aircraft Carrier Killer -- Human Events
China’s Military Surprises -- Jason Miks, The Diplomat

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