Reference News February 13 the nightmare of the United States called the “‘East Wind’-21D”, this new medium-range missiles has amazing the accuracy of, can hit the 1500 km away the aircraft carrier. German “Frankfurter Rundschau” published an article saying that China is likely to break the dominance of the U.S. Navy in the Pacific by virtue of such a missile.
article said, “Dongfeng-21D is the world’s first anti-ship ballistic missile – the panic of Americans known as the” game changer “: This weapon is very effective, it not only became a military strategist on the board a new pawn, but also changed the rules of the game. China’s rapidly expanding modern war weapons Curry can come up with something more: the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) to master a large number of ballistic missiles and cruise missiles. They developed a stealth fighter and quiet submarines, and is producing its own aircraft carrier. They even have interference in the wartime U.S. military reconnaissance satellites, monitoring and control of satellites and communication satellite weapons.
United States believes that China’s primary goal is to resist the U.S. military outside the coastal waters of China: in the event of a conflict. Such a strategy is called “denial” strategy, aimed at the United States in the implementation of the intervention has become very difficult, costly and dangerous. “In the past 15 years, the PLA systematically mastered many of the capabilities to implement the strategy of denial”. Said: “we are faced with the military power, is seriously and in a targeted manner to find our way in the event of a conflict over the Chi Courand Roger Cliff in the U.S. Congress last year to participate in expert hearings.”
article explains that the accident occurred in the South China Sea from 1995 to 1996, perhaps a key driving force for China’s plan. Out of dissatisfaction with Lee Teng-hui visited the United States, the Chinese missile tests in the offshore island of Taiwan. President Bill Clinton with the strength to respond to China’s deterrence attempt: he sent two aircraft carrier and its subsidiary Fleet into the Taiwan Strait. Although this turn of events no further escalation, but still make an impact. China is also determined to avoid this situation in the future to reproduce. At present, China in the military not only have the ability to attack U.S. warships, but also against U.S. military bases in Japan and South Korea.
U.S. President Barack Obama, introduced in January this year, the Budget of the U.S. military, that the degree of attention of Washington, the new military competition in the East. The United States in almost all places should cut spending, hand, strengthening of the military in the Pacific. Northern Australia, Darwin, Sunshine City – In most of the weapons range (1500 km) – will be extended to the U.S. Navy’s new base.
article beyond a reasonable doubt, that the U.S. warships unfettered control of the Pacific has ended.