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  People's Liberation Army - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The People's Liberation Army's insignia consists of a round device with a design of a red star bearing the Chinese characters for August 1 (八一, pinyin: bā yī), which was the anniversary of the 1927 Nanchang Uprising, surrounded by wheat ears and cog wheels.
The People's Liberation Army was founded on August 1, 1927 during the Nanchang Uprising when troops of the Kuomintang rebelled under the leadership of Zhu De and Zhou Enlai at the end of the first Kuomintang-Communist alliance, a fallout which developed into the Chinese Civil War.
The People's Republic of China is not a member of the Australia Group, an informal and voluntary arrangement made in 1985 to monitor developments in the proliferation of dual-use chemicals and to coordinate export controls on key dual-use chemicals and equipment with weapons applications.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/People's_Liberation_Army   (4806 words)

  
 People's Liberation Army Navy - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) is the naval arm of the People's Liberation Army (PLA), the military of the People's Republic of China.
The original strategy of the PLAN was a combination of Maoist guerrilla warfare and the Soviet young officers school.
With Soviet assistance, the navy reorganized in 1954 and 1955 into the North Sea Fleet, East Sea Fleet, and South Sea Fleet, and a corps of admirals and other naval officers was established from the ranks of the ground forces.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/PLAN   (985 words)

  
 People's Liberation Army Air Force - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) (simplified Chinese: 解放军空军; pinyin: Jiěfàngjūn Kōngjūn) is the aviation branch of the People's Liberation Army, the military of the People's Republic of China.
Although the Chinese Red Army (PLA's predecessor) had operated a few aircraft since the Second Sino-Japanese War, the first organized air arm of the PLA was the Nanyuan Flying Group, formed in the summer of 1949 with about 40 ex-Nationalist aircraft, responsible for the air defence of the soon-to-be capital city of Beijing.
The PLAAF itself was founded on 11 November 1949, shortly after the establishment of the People's Republic of China.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/PLAAF   (1383 words)

  
 People's Liberation Army, Manipur, India, South Asia Terrorism Portal
The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) was established under the leadership of N. Bisheswar Singh on September 25, 1978.
November 1: A civilian, Nandeibam Navy alias Ratan, is shot at and wounded by PLA cadres somewhere in the Imphal East district.
April 23: Two terrorists of the Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) are caught by residents of Uripok Lamboikhongnangkong village for extortion and repeated theft of vehicles.
www.satp.org /satporgtp/countries/india/states/manipur/terrorist_outfits/pla.htm   (5295 words)

  
 Navy League of the United States - Citizens in Support of the Sea Services
The new Iraqi coastal defense force also is planning the next step in its development — extending its coastal patrol coverage out to 12 nautical miles — which will require larger patrol vessels capable of long endurance patrols.
Although details of the Netherlands-Chile transfer are not yet solidified, the Chilean Navy intends to procure two Jacob Van Heemskerck-class frigates, as well as two units of the Karel Doorman class.
Britain’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) plans a new class of offshore patrol vessels to replace two Castle-class vessels that the Royal Navy rotates to the Falkland Islands for patrol duty.
www.navyleague.org /sea_power/mar_04_43.php   (892 words)

  
 WHAT
The third, K-335 Gepard, was commissioned Russian Navy in August 2001 and incidentally holds the distinction of being the first Russian SSN to be commissioned in twenty-first century.
For Indian Navy the 91RE1 variant of the in-service Klub family of cruise missiles may be an option.
In light of present circumstances the Indian Navy should ask for integration of this particular LACM to her small fleet of Akulas to enhance the nation’s strategic retaliatory capability.
www.indiadefence.com /Akula-IN.htm   (2373 words)

  
 Plan
The PLAN is the Chinese Navy, short for Peoples' Liberation Army Navy.
The PLAN would play an important all out wars with the UN during the Korean war, and also helped to reinforce North Vietnemese Batallions when attacking.
The PLAN's most important role, is to guard any goods coming in from other countries - as you know, the transport of Military equipment and food resources is vital for both the Military and civillians to keep up to stregnth.
www.geocities.com /lostbacon2/Plan.html   (225 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Australia is a place, a people, a spirit for which Americans have always had an especially warm spot in their hearts...
The U.S. Navy is participating in numerous exercises (such as RIMPAC and CARAT) and combined operations with the RAN and ASEAN navies.
The bottom line is that whether our navies are conducting training or operations, it's all part of our common vision of "preventive defense." In this region, preventive defense is built on four pillars: alliances, regional confidence building, constructive engagement with China, and a framework agreement with North Korea.
www.chinfo.navy.mil /navpalib/people/secnav/dalton/speeches/canbrcoc.txt   (1935 words)

  
 Overview - People's Liberation Army Navy
While manifestly lacking in the robust blue-water power-projection capabilities of the United States Navy, the People's Liberation Army Navy is reasonably well postured to perform the brown-water and green-water sea denial missions with which it is tasked as a matter of national policy.
The Navy Party Committee submitted a report to the CMC to clearly define the policy goals of their naval modernization, which included: the development guided missile capabilities, and the continual development of the navy’s conventional equipment, the creation of a submarine force, the development of small and medium sized surface ships.
The Navy has been conducting research and acquiring foreign technology in an effort to improve the broad range of naval warfare capabilities; it also is acquiring new classes of ships that will be better suited for operations out to the limits of the East and South China Seas.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/world/china/plan-overview.htm   (2695 words)

  
 Honolulu Star-Bulletin Editorial
Taiwan's navy is configured to protect the island against attack and to keep the sea lanes open.
As the Chinese navy, known as the Peoples Liberation Army Navy, or PLAN, has improved its capability, Taiwan has asked the U.S. to sell it the latest in destroyers to replace the current destroyer force, which is now more than 40 years old.
Even now, PLAN has hundreds of small, fast-attack craft; those with guided missiles are quite effective, but their small size severely limits their range and they have little power-projection capability.
starbulletin.com /2001/08/26/editorial/special.html   (781 words)

  
 The Museum of Left Wing Lunacy: The Dems finally have a PLAN.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
PLAN’s policy experts craft new initiatives and work with legislators, organizations, and think tanks across the country to highlight best practices to be used, so that we’re not reinventing the wheel in all fifty states.
PLAN works with progressive legislators across the country to build networks of both legislators and non-profit organizations and then provide formal means of communications so that our team can be on the same page.
PLAN is also the acronym for the Peoples' Liberation Army Navy, which is also run by a bunch of communists.
www.museumofleftwinglunacy.com /archives/2006/02/the_dems_finall.html   (3170 words)

  
 Chinese Navy Visits Pearl Harbor [Free Republic]
SEA DRAGON: Peoples Liberation Army Navy Rear-Admiral Lu Fangqiu (left), and US Navy Rear-Admirals Robert T. Conway (second left) and Alfred G. Harms Jr offer gifts to a Chinese dragon for good luck on Monday at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaii.
They are part of the naval portion of the People's Liberation Army.
These two ships, the destroyer Gingdao and the oiler Tai Cang are from the port town of Gingdao in the People's Republic of China.
www.freerepublic.com /forum/a39b526f26aef.htm   (706 words)

  
 Naval Forces of the Pacific Basin
The Navy continues to grow in response to the growing threat of Mainland China and the reduction of U.S. military presence in the region.
The Royal Australian navy is rather small by international standards, but its more than capable of its primary mission to patrol and enforce maritime law around the island nation.
The navy has received very few new ships and the ones they have are quickly deteorating for lack of maintenance.
www.humboldt.edu /~pacbasin/Projects/Student1/Index.html   (997 words)

  
 tribuneindia... World
Last week, the army filed charges against Mr Sharif and seven other men in connection with an incident in which the passenger aircraft returning Army Chief Gen Pervez Musharraf to Pakistan was refused landing permission in Karachi.
The aircraft was allowed to land after the army took control of the airport control tower, but fuel aboard the aircraft had run perilously low.
Many people, apparently influenced by television images of Soviet-era repression or worried about possible upheavals under a new leader, said they voted grudgingly for unpopular Mr Kuchma, a 61-year-old former boss of the world’s largest missile plant.
www.tribuneindia.com /1999/99nov16/world.htm   (4673 words)

  
 SIGNAL Magazine
PLAN officers and crew are not expected to be able to handle operations when under fire, sustaining hits and suffering system degradation or loss.
The PLAN averages four to five exercises per year, and about two-thirds are single fleet exercises, with the East Sea Fleet having about twice as many as the other two fleets.
A comparison to U.S. Navy Aegis is inevitable, but Aegis was on Norton Sound for nine years of development testing prior to the first installation on the USS Ticonderoga (CG-47) 20 years ago.
www.afcea.org /signal/articles/anmviewer.asp?a=252&z=75   (2134 words)

  
 Fevered Rants
Though its full color cover depicts the explosion of flame and debris from the south tower as the second plane hit and the north tower burns, much of the issue is devoted to People's Republic of China and Taiwan (beware countries that put words like "People's" or for that matter, "Democratic" in their names.
In How China Might Invade Taiwan, retired Army Colonel Piers M. Wood and former Navy nuc sub officer and current physicist Charles D. Ferguson describe a phased invasion of the the island.
At the very least, Army support for the regime would waver.37 There is a general consensus over the Taiwan issue in Beijing, and the domestic political ramifications of “losing” the island in a limited war across the strait could be severe.
feveredrants.blogspot.com /2002_02_24_feveredrants_archive.html   (1433 words)

  
 RNZN - default
All current and archived Navy news releases are available here, for other Defence Force news releases visit the NZDF site.
Navys last steam driven frigate to be farewelled in style
Servicemen and women from the Navy, Army and Air Force clash of the courts
www.navy.mil.nz /know-your-navy/news/default.htm@y=2005.htm   (450 words)

  
 MiG Alley
The Indian Navy (IN) is not very well equipped and may not survive a concerted PLAN campaign.
In such a scenario, the Indian Army, which is very well trained, well equipped with the latest Israeli, Russian, Indian, and American (to a small extent) equipment, and very high on morale, will be a perfect foil for China’s bloated People’s Liberation Army (PLA).
Saurabh Kalia of 4 JAT Regiment of the Indian Army laid down his life at the young age of 22 for the nation while guarding the frontiers at Kargil.
elmihiro.blogspot.com   (7109 words)

  
 http://www.qando.net/ - Watching China
Another obvious part of any plan to invade Taiwan would be their navy, and the most important requirement for their navy is to be of the strength and capablity to hold the Taiwan Straits indefinitely in order for any invasion force to have a chance at success.
The reason I say that is that once China's navy pushes past the first island chain to the second island chain, and places naval units beyond Taiwan, it has the capability to threaten US naval units and sealanes.
Speculation as to when the PLAN may acquire an aircraft carrier varies from as early as 2004 to as late as 2020.
www.qando.net /details.aspx?Entry=1309   (3779 words)

  
 NAPSNet Daily Report, Thursday, April 11, 2002
When asked whether he plans to visit the DPRK as early as next month, Pritchard said he "hoped that would be," Yonhap reported.
The PRC delegation is led by the deputy chief of staff of the Peoples Liberation Army's navy, he said.
The ROK plans to send a Red Cross delegation to Kumgang next week for an inspection of facilities to be used for a 100-member family group from each side.
www.nautilus.org /archives/napsnet/dr/0204/APR11.html   (1670 words)

  
 WHAT
By 2010, the Peoples Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) is expected to number approximately seventy modern surface combatants; two to three ballistic-missile armed submarines (SSBN); and 20 to 30 modern attack submarines, perhaps six of them nuclear-powered (SSN).
No wonder the United States Navy keeps a heavy naval presence in the Indian Ocean Region in the form of the Seventh Fleet and is the undisputed strongest naval force in the Indian Ocean region.
If everything goes well according to plans the Indian Navy MR/ASW platforms will be further augmented by the United States Lockheed Martin P-3C plus Orions with their additional highly sophisticated ESM gear and Command, Communications, Control and intelligence facilities.
www.indiadefence.com /china_maramb.htm   (4795 words)

  
 China
In 1994, a Chinese Han class submarine was trailed by a S-3 anti-submarine warfare aircraft from the USS Kitty Hawk, and in 1996 the US deployed 2 aircraft carriers near the Taiwan Strait during a crisis sparked by Chinese missile tests off Taiwan's coastline.
Thus, the vast majority of their fleet is less familiar and practiced with international rules and procedures for interacting with foreign navies.
This material is produced independently for NTI by the Center for Nonproliferation Studies at the Monterey Institute of International Studies and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of and has not been independently verified by NTI or its directors, officers, employees, agents.
www.nti.org /db/china/mmcaorg.htm   (911 words)

  
 EU Referendum - View topic - One of our excuses is missing
The Navy stupidly surrendered control of the Sea Harrier to the "Joint Force Harrier", and within three years the Sea Harriers were gone.
The Royal Navy is so inept at the political game that they almost do not deserve to have these new carriers.
Once the Navy had, in effect, got Bomber Command's job, the RAF was determined to make sure no more money would be spent on naval aviation.
www.eureferendum.com /forum/viewtopic.php?t=1815   (1202 words)

  
 NucNews - June 12, 2000
People were allowed to climb up some of them and sit in the cockpit and were explained how they worked.
People like them, who remember their native country the way it was and who have emotional ties to close relatives, are dying off.
Business people and tourist groups were banned weeks ago, and even accredited diplomats caught outside of the country during the preparations have been made to postpone their return.
nucnews.net /nucnews/2000nn/0006nn/000612nn.htm   (20359 words)

  
 Bendigo Bank   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It has a population of about 100,000 people which places it as the third largest city in Victoria after Melbourne and Geelong.
Two ships of the Royal Australian Navy have borne the name Bendigo, for a city in Victoria.
The ship was later acquired by the Peoples Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) and re-armed for naval service under the name ''Loyang''.
www.wwwtln.com /finance/18/bendigo-bank.html   (1292 words)

  
 From Humble Origins China's Submarine Force Comes of Age   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
However, besides obvious safety lapses, the incident also shows that the submarine force of the Peoples Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) is engaged in a vigorous program of realistic at-sea training, under battle-like conditions.
This effort failed, probably because of intelligence on the KMT patrols from Soviet submarines, and when the Peolples Iberation Army (PLA) also succeeded in landing large contingents of Communist organizers on the nearby Shandong Peninsula, Chiang’s armies were soon defeated in central China.
The doctrine was encapsulated in a three-character phrase to guide the PRC’s new navy: “Qian, Kong, Kuai” – “Submarines, [Land-Based] Aircraft, and Fast [Attack Patrol Boats].” In 1951, several hundred officers were selected from the ground forces to form the nucleus of the new submarine corps.
www.chinfo.navy.mil /navpalib/cno/n87/usw/issue_21/humble.htm   (1368 words)

  
 Rantburg: Raw meat for the mind...
A young girl was shot dead and seven people were wounded Monday in factional fighting in the Yemeni province of Dhamar, 100 kilometres (63 miles) south of Sanaa.
The plan is to table the new resolution the minute it wins over a fifth swing vote that would give the required majority of nine.
The Iraqi army has been deploying and redeploying back and forth for the past 4 moths to the northern provinces, seeing how the Iraqi army doesnt believe in silly little things like basic maintenance on their heavy gear, Id have to assume they are all pretty worn out by now.
rantburg.com /index.php?D=2003-03-12   (13778 words)

  
 BHARAT RAKSHAK MONITOR  Volume 5(2) September-October 2002
The approach is quite methodical and the authors examine the fundamental drivers that influence the Peoples Liberation Army (PLA), the Peoples Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) and the Peoples Liberation Army Air force (PLAAF).
Jumping forward 28 years, Rashid turns his gaze on the military misadventure by the Pakistani Army that in India is simply referred to as "Kargil".
The true problem with Pakistan is not the simple presence of Army rule and the absence of a civilian government.
www.bharat-rakshak.com /MONITOR/ISSUE5-3/nandv.html   (1440 words)

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