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Latest Congressional Research Service (CRS) Report, “China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities

The question of how the United States should respond to China’s military modernization effort, including its naval modernization effort, has emerged as a key issue in U.S. defense planning. The question is of particular importance to the U.S. Navy, because many U.S. military programs for countering improved Chinese military forces would fall within the Navy’s budget.

This CRS report analyses China's naval modernization and what it means for the US.  Full report here.