Chinese navy fleet expansion – status in 2020


China has been expanding its navy fleet for the last 20 years at a rate that has not seen ever since the Soviet Union expanded its fleet in the years 1975-85. This lecture will describe the details of this expansion seen from military perspective.

China has been expanding its navy fleet for the last 20 years at a rate that has not seen ever since the Soviet Union expanded its fleet in the years 1975-85. This lecture will describe the details of this expansion seen from military perspective by a person which have written several books and publications of military history in its entirety.

Programme

16:30 – 16.35 Welcome and introduction
by Hans Otto Kristensen, Owner of HOK Marineconsult ApS

16.35 – 18.00 Chinese fleet expansion 
by Tom Wismann, author and naval and maritime expert

China has been expanding its navy fleet for the last 20 years at a rate that has not seen ever since the Soviet Union expanded its navy fleet in the years 1975-85. China builds roughly an equivalent of the entire French fleet every 4-5 years. Furthermore, China has developed hyper- and supersonic missiles and ballistic missiles, so-called "carrier killers", that can threaten the operations of US carrier strike groups. The lecture deals with the different types of navy ships, their armament, machinery and where the ships are built.

18.00 – 18.30 Donations from Skibsteknisk Selskabs Fond to selected projects within the maritime education sector

18.30 – 20.00 Refreshments – “Gløgg and æbleskiver”


The event is in collaboration with Danish Society for Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Foundation.
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  • When

    7. dec. 2020 16:30 - 20:00
  • Where

    IDA Conference, Kalvebod Brygge 31-33, 1780 København V

  • Registration Deadline

    4. dec. 2020 - 23:55

  • Organizer

    IDA Maritim

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    27

  • Event Number

    336797

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