Major General, said China’s current military fuel stocks to meet the military requirements of
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Interview Time: May 11, 2011
Professor Pan Zhenjiang, Major General, former director of the National Defense University Institute for Strategic Studies; of the China Reform Forum Senior Consultant
the third round of China-US Strategic and Economic Dialogue concluded in Washington on 10 May. Two sides to deepen bilateral economic cooperation and military confidence-building.
People interviewed in English forum of the China Reform Forum Senior Advisory Committee Professor Pan Zhenjiang. On China’s military spending in 2011 issue, Professor Pan that, while China has increased military spending, but China’s military more funds spent on personnel, logistics, equipment maintenance and so on. And compared to other big countries, such as the United States, Britain, China’s military spending is still low.
Professor Pan that China’s current inventory of nuclear fuel to meet the requirements of military modernization. If the U.S. missile defense and space weapons to change the plan, China plans to change the United States first need to determine the direction, and then very cautious.
about heat transfer network, “China’s first aircraft carrier”, the Professor Pan that China’s military modernization is necessary, but this is not China needs the most pressing issue. China to upgrade its military capability more for self-defense. China faces the challenge of growing soft power. China should be more focus on the development of military technology.
some Western media to render China’s peaceful rise as a military threat, and attempt to sow discord between China and neighboring countries. Professor Pan said that China is committed to creating a stable and peaceful international environment, particularly the neighboring countries. Only peaceful and stable environment can help China to concentrate on domestic development and construction. For “the dispute between China and neighboring countries,” China should be more consultation, settle disputes by peaceful means.
In addition, the West tends to exaggerate the Chinese J-20 stealth fighter. China and the Asia Pacific region will overtake the United States the absolute advantage. For “China will threaten the United States in the Asia Pacific region,” saying, Pan Professor exaggerated, too early.