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Analysis: China hones naval defence systems

17th November 2017 - 07:48 GMT | by Wendell Minnick in Taipei


Chinese companies have honed their maritime and naval defence systems via experience gained from their land reclamation efforts and base building in the South China Sea

In September 2013 the CETC Ocean Information Technology Company (COI) was created as a new endeavour by the state-controlled China Electronics Technology Group Corporation (CETC) to develop marine information technology. 

In March 2014 COI further expanded its development in the area with a strategic cooperation framework agreement with state-controlled China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC), with the goal of collaborating in the development of naval vessel equipment and combining industrialisation and ‘informationisation’ to extend

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Wendell Minnick


Wendell Minnick

Wendell Minnick (顏文德) was Shephard's Senior Asia Correspondent throughout 2017 and 2018. Wendell is an …

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