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A low-visibility force multiplier : assessing China's cruise missile ambitions /

Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Gormley, Dennis M., 1943- (Author), Erickson, Andrew S., (Author), Yuan, Jingdong, (Author)
Format: Government Document Online Book
Published: Washington, D.C. : National Defense University Press, 2014.
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Table of Contents:
  • Executive summary.
  • Introduction and overview: China's cruise missiles as a stealthy "assassin's mace".
  • Institutional and organizational actors in China's cruise missile programs.
  • Characteristics and capabilities of China's antiship cruise missiles.
  • Origin, characteristics and capabilities of China's land-attack cruise missiles.
  • Cruise missile platforms.
  • Cruise missile employment doctrine and training.
  • Emerging roles and capabilities of cruise missiles to contribute to a Taiwan campaign.
  • Assessment of China's potential to proliferate cruise missiles and related technology.
  • Conclusion.
  • Appendixes.
  • Notes.