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Chinese Boomers go Boom!

Jin (Type 094) Class Ballistic Missile Submarine.JPG
“Jin (Type 094) Class Ballistic Missile Submarine” by CSR Report RL33153 China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities—Background and Issues for Congress by Ronald O’Rourke dated February 28, 2014 – United States Naval Institute News Blog. Licensed under Public Domain via Commons.

My latest at the National Interest takes a look at developments in China’s SSBN program:

By the end of this year, China’s nuclear ballistic missile submarines (SSBNs, or “boomers”) may take their first deterrent patrols. How does this change the balance of power in the Pacific?

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