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The PLA’s Continued Emphasis on Subsonic Anti-Ship Missiles

Chinese ballistic missiles like the DF-21D have captured the attention of maritime strategists given the threat they pose to aircraft carriers. However, China’s evolving arsenal of anti-ship cruise missiles still represents the majority of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) maritime strike capability.

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Dr Sidharth Kaushal

Research Fellow, Sea Power

Military Sciences

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