India says China’s national defense communications network with fiber optic cable length increases rapidly
Data for: People’s Liberation Army to participate in new communications equipment, fire training
According to the “Eurasian Review” Web site published on April 1, India’s Defense Research and Analysis Institute (The Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses, IDSA) of the commentary The article said that China has issued March 31, the biennial defense white paper – “China’s National Defense White Paper 2010″, which is China’s seventh since 1998, released this white paper. “China Defense White Paper 2010″ (hereinafter referred to as the “White Paper”), elaborated on China’s understanding of its security environment and China’s relevant national defense policy.
foreign media said, in October 2010, Chinese leaders talk about domestic achievements and said the international environment, China is still in the period of strategic opportunities. The “White Paper” on China’s security situation assessment also confirmed that China will be the second decade of the 21st century as a strategic opportunity. China will concentrate on economic development is obvious, not only the international balance of power by economic forces, changes in the international system is a major trend. “White Paper” does not favor the economic policies of the U.S. criticism, critics pointed out that deep-rooted conflicts and the international financial crisis, the underlying structural problems have not been really resolved.
for U.S. arms sales to Taiwan, the U.S. Asian and Pacific Affairs to intervene, and the United States to strengthen coalition building, etc., even though China has issued a sigh, but the Chinese side for its own comprehensive national assessment is positive. “White Paper” that China’s comprehensive national strength has entered a new phase; previous “Defense White Paper” that no matter to what extent China’s development, China will not dominate, it will not start in the military expansion. This time the “white paper” argument is somewhat different, that no matter how China’s economic development, China will never seek hegemony.
the “White Paper” lists four defense tasks:
(1) defend the national sovereignty, security and national interests.
(2) to maintain social harmony and stability.
(3) to accelerate the modernization of national defense.
(4) maintenance of world peace and stability.
security interests of the defense network was first included in the national defense mission, and that this also implies that the network construction in China’s military priority. “White Paper” was also mentioned that China’s information infrastructure construction has achieved development of the PLA National Defense fiber-optic network cable length has been increased rapidly. This indicates that the PLA has formed a fiber-optic telecommunications network, satellite and short-wave communications, supplemented by a new generation of information transmission network.
back in history, after 1949, the PLA military command, organization, training and procedures to complete a series of reforms; the 1970s and early 1980s was a reform of practice. The current “White Paper” shows that China’s military modernization is a rational expansion already in progress.
According to the “White Paper”, PLA modernization and information technology has made tremendous progress. Last year, the PLA emphasizes the information to win local wars under conditions of ability, and firepower, mobility, protection and logistics and other aspects of capacity building. “White Paper” that the PLA set up a new operations team to optimize the force structure, accelerate the digital construction of improved weapons and equipment, and deployed a new weapon platform. People’s Liberation Army Air Force, mainly in the air and missile defense, and complex electromagnetic environment and different tactics under the conditions of exercise.
the same time, “White Paper” also recalled the Chinese navy’s modernization, said the Chinese Navy needs to establish “offshore defense strategy.” However, this “offshore defense strategy” has not been elaborated. Clear that the Chinese navy in the search for a new approach to continued investment in shore-based support system at the same time to carry out long-term marine task. For the PLA Second Artillery Force, the previous rapid response, penetration, precision strikes and punitive damages in the four capabilities, but also added protection and survivability. In the process of modernization of the PLA’s assessment, “White Paper” said the People’s Liberation Army in the remote equipment to support inter-regional mobility, and the war in distant waters and complex environment, the ability of the escort has made great progress.
“White Paper” also pointed out that China’s growth rate in 2010 defense budget is less than the previous year; budget expenditures include the following aspects: improving the conditions of military logistical support, diversified military tasks, purchase and maintenance of weapons equipment.
2010′s “White Paper” that includes the first called “military confidence-building” in separate sections, focusing on China’s participation in strategic consultation and dialogue, and military confidence-building measures, maritime security cooperation, regional security mechanism and military exchanges. Although the information is also more or less in the previous “white paper”, but the “White Paper” have made a more detailed elaboration.
“2010 China’s Defense White Paper” ultimately implies what? First, it shows that China in its economic and military power with greater confidence; Second, the emphasis of China’s participation in UN peacekeeping missions, the constructive role of regional security and the maintenance of world peace and stability; Finally, the “White Paper” special reference to the “military legal system,” highlight China’s enshrined in international treaties and laws related to the PLA. (Sri Lanka years)
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