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The first harbingers of a global maritime confrontation

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The appearance of the antisubmarine "Medved" (Tu-142М3) in the Middle East population of the north-western part of the Syr determined the NK-4MP proprietary bass rumble 15000's 12-strong turbo-prop engines, as well as the outfit with an outstanding subnet body and 13 Korshun-N radar station. This means only one thing: the world is on the path of global confrontation, starting the maritime theater of military operations. After arriving in the Eastern Mediterranean 2 of American AUGs for pseudo-fighting ISIS, our military contingent in Tartus and Hamim airbase found itself in an unpleasant situation of poor awareness, since the American AUGs, including the underwater component, were located at a considerable distance from the Syrian coast (more than 500 km ), and using conventional shipborne radar and sonar facilities, it was not possible to find out what was happening inside their groups. It is impractical to conduct naval intelligence and tactical forces Su-34, which are involved in the application of missile and bombing attacks on the positions of the IG. The only and most correct solution was regular flights Tu-142М3. It is no secret that the cars today are going through several stages of modernization concerning the upgrade of on-board radio-electronic equipment, and the serial Bears still have a full supply of equipment for conducting marine intelligence. The more advanced radio-hydroacoustic system Zarechye is capable of simultaneously receiving and analyzing information from the 8 RSL-16, each of which is capable of operating simultaneously on the 64-x frequency bands. Low-sound passive RSL-26 and active-passive RSL-36 are also unified with the system; Zarechye has 108 radio channels for receiving acoustic information from these types of buoys, which allows you to simultaneously accompany a large number of detected underwater targets



Over the years, exaggerated by our and Western military experts, political scientists and the media, the fact that it is from the Syrian theater of war that a new protracted round of the Cold War is slowly developing, is being confirmed more and more often. In order to protect the strategically important naval infrastructure of the Russian Navy in Tartus, Avb Khmeimim and the UAR government forces from possible aggression from Turkey and the Arabian coalition-supporting DAIS, the airspace of the UAR is regularly patrolled by the best serial multipurpose fighters to gain air superiority of the generation " 4 ++ ”Su-35S, and for the purpose of long-range aerial and ground reconnaissance and target designation, the A-50U Aircraft and Aircraft Optical and Radio-technical reconnaissance aircraft are used. As you know, the last machine is many times superior to the American counterpart E-214C "J-STARS" due to the multi-frequency scanning modes of the radar complex with AFAR MRK-8, which allow for subsurface radar with the detection of military infrastructure in the thickness of soil, sand, snow. This gives the General Staff of the Russian Federation the most complete picture of the ongoing movements of military units in neighboring states, friendly to the United States and Syria. But there is also the Red and Mediterranean Seas, the degree of danger from which could soon exceed the “red mark”, which could not but have caused the appearance in the Syrian sky of types of strategic strategy completely unusual for this region aviation.

So, over the Syrian city of Idlib, on the video provided by the local population, you can see the long-range anti-submarine aircraft Tu-142М3, which is on duty only 65 km from the Mediterranean coast. According to local residents, such a plane appears over the province for the fifth time, which indicates regular patrol of the coast and sea borders of Syria. The main advantage of using Tu-142М3 over IL-38Н over the Eastern Mediterranean is the strategic range of the first one, which is 6500 km. “Bear-F Mod 4”, taking off from the air bases of the Krasnodar Territory, and flying over the Caspian Sea, Iran and Iraq, can retreat for a few hours over Syria, returning to the Russian Federation (landing on Syrian air bases is also not required), distance to Russian airfields only about 2500 km. The second advantage is the greater practical ceiling of using 13500 m for increased radio horizon monitoring of enemy AUG. Observation is more important than ever when the surface combat ships and submarines of the NATO naval forces keep at a considerable distance from Syria, near the western coast of Cyprus, which is due to the presence of the "Bastions" in the SAR. Forced to be on duty near Tartus, our SC and IPC cannot reliably find out all the actions and composition of the remote CUG, and in particular its underwater cover, located outside the second far zone of acoustic illumination (more than 140 km).

Also, the sea "Bear" can be on duty in the airspace near the Suez Canal for a long time, tracking the deployment of aircraft-carrier strike groups of the US Navy entering the Red Sea. Together with the less long-range Il-38H, the Bears could form an echeloned antisubmarine defense, given that Ilyushin is currently equipped with the more advanced Nopple PPP (search and targeting system) capable of collecting acoustic information from most types of known and developed by the active-passive RSL, analyze it and transmit it to other facilities of the Navy and Air Force via coded radio channels for the exchange of tactical information. Anti-submarine "Bear" over Syria - an event very important, from a number of forerunners of the approaching global military-strategic tensions. And his appearance here is an absolutely adequate asymmetrical response to the sudden mobilization of most American AUGs, as well as to the use of deck tactical fighters in launching bombing attacks on ISIL strongholds that for the first time since Operation Iraqi Freedom (2003 year) have risen from the deck of the Nimitz-class atomic aircraft carrier CVN-75 USS "Harry S. Truman" for the purpose of a combat mission in Western Asia. The next demonstration of the US Navy performed: we know about the "effectiveness" of the use of coalition tactical aviation in Syria, but it is much more interesting to know what chain of events lies behind the arrival of the Harry Truman AUG in the Mediterranean Sea.

According to Defense News, with reference to a competent person in the US Navy, command fleet, for the first time in 4 years, it decided to send 4 AUGs to “global” duty at once. Thus, the total number of deployed groups increased to 6. Now, in support of the AUG led by CVN-75 “Harry Truman”, an AUG headed by CVN-69 USS “Dwight D. Eisenhower”, sent June 1 from eastern US coast. AUG led by the aircraft carrier CVN-76 USS “Ronald Reagan” came to the Pacific Ocean from the Yokosuka naval base, apparently for the transition and patrolling in the East China Sea, the South China Sea continues to remain under the supervision of CVN-74 USS “ John C. Stennis. " With such an operational method of deploying most of the ACG, Washington is quickly trying to take control of all key strategic directions around the hot spots that are on the list of American interests (in relation to Syria), as well as around adversary states (with Russia it is almost impossible to do this, but with China quite successfully turns out).

The CVN-70 USS "Carl Vinson" and CVN-73 USS "George Washington" aircraft carriers, having left the US Navy on the Pacific and Atlantic coasts of the United States, went to naval exercises, and the aircraft carrier CVN-77 USS "George HW Bush", already belonging to 7-th AUG, which will be deployed in the near future, is undergoing pre-training. Where the aircraft carrier strike groups will be sent to 3, the command of the US Navy is not officially reported, but some weighty reflections on this topic already exist.

The US carrier fleet does not need the cover of the North American continent at all. The fighters of the 4 and 5 generations of the F-15C "Eagle" and F-22A "Raptor", as well as the Canadian ones operating in the structure of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD, North American Aerospace Defense Command). F / A-18C “Hornet”, coordinated more than 15 by the E-3C DRLOU aircraft, is fully capable of partially covering the US territory from limited strikes by strategic enemy cruise missiles launched from the sides of strategic rocket carriers and multi-purpose submarines. Of course, to build a full-fledged ocean-based missile defense system from our VKS and Russian Navy submarines, the US Navy will not succeed even taking into account a dozen Ticonderoga RRO UROs and two or three dozen Arleigh Burke’s UROs, given the powerful anti-submarine defense, they will be able to survive long, therefore 3 above AUG will be distributed on the most strategically important IT of the Eurasian continent.

Based on the fact that the mixed reinforced Mediterranean AUG HAS of NATO, presented by both the American aircraft carriers "Harry Truman" and "Dwight Eisenhower", and the French "Charles de Gaulle", is able to retain control over a part of Syria and at the same time participate in a long-lasting military conflict in Yemen , none of the remaining 3's factions will be directed to the shores of Southwest Asia, but may well stop in the area of ​​the Bay of Bengal (northeastern Indian Ocean, between India and Indochina). This site is of strategic importance for the US Navy in its confrontation with the Middle Kingdom. The secret is that the Bay of Bengal is located just 1500 km from the South China Sea, which will allow the F / A-18E / F multi-role fighter aircraft based on the Carl Vinson or George W. Bush to support the aircraft carrier wing " John Stennis, now in Biendong. Since the United States and Thailand established fairly “strained” relations with 2015 regarding the use of an airbase on Phuket Island, support from the US Air Force refueling aircraft that will be able to refuel deck fighters through the Gulf of Siam to the South China Sea will be required from the military airfields in the Philippines. . Here is the point to mention the essence of our previous article: if the Americans kept and advanced the F-14D + fleet, the air tankers would not be needed, the combat range of the Super Tomcats with PTB could reach 1700 km.

The American AUG, located in the Bay of Bengal, has indisputable advantages over friendly groups located in the South China Sea. This AUG will not be able to be destroyed by the Chinese coastal YCR-YN-62A / C SCRC and even the DF-21D medium-range anti-ship ballistic missiles with a range of up to 2000 km. For the former, the Bay of Bengal is located out of reach, while the latter will need to overcome the missile defense implemented by the Vietnamese C-300PMU-2, which in this case will be in the hands of the American fleet. In the southern strategic direction of the PRC, the US Navy will need a much stronger grouping than in the eastern SN, since there are no developed fleets of the Republic of Korea and Japan, and India in the confrontation along the Spratly archipelago tries not to intervene not only on the military-tactical, but and at the geopolitical level.

So, it remains to find out where the remaining American AUGs will be on duty at 2. The North Atlantic may be the most preferred destination for them, where the interests of 5 of the main Arctic states (Russia, USA, Canada, Norway and Denmark), as well as 12 of other countries of Western, Central and Northern Europe can be joined in a dispute over the Arctic shelf. Here, the main objective of the American fleet will be to support the NATO naval forces in the arctic confrontation with the Russian Federation, as well as monitor our new submarines and surface ships engaged in the ocean crossing from the Severny shipyard, Sevmash and the Admiralty shipyards to the Mediterranean and Black Seas. Let's not forget about the NATO’s in-block “tinkers”, where the Americans probably don’t want to miss the part of the Arctic shelf adjacent to the Atlantic, from which we make an unequivocal conclusion: Washington will provide great support on the shelf far from Great Britain with its modern aircraft carriers and destroyers of the “Daring ", Namely, Denmark, since the latter has a huge island of Greenland, which is directly related to the Arctic, and it is here that the American elements of SPRN-PRO are deployed, and in particular, the AN / FPS-132 EWR radar. There are a lot of subtleties here, and it may take years for their consideration. And the most interesting thing is that behind each carrier-based strike force of the American fleet, firstly, it stands from 1-th to 2-x "Aegis" RKR URO class "Ticonderoga", from 3-x to 4-x destroyers URO class "Arly Burke" and from 1 to 3-x MAPL class "Los Angeles", carrying from 12 to 36 KR "Tomahawk" (frigates "Oliver Perry" and support ships do not take into account, because their strike and defensive potential today, to put it mildly, "at the level of the curb"). Now it’s worth looking at the numbers.

In “free swimming”, outside AUG, remains from 20 to 30 EM class “Arly Burke”, from 5 to 10 “Ticonderoc” and up to a dozen “Los Angeles”. They can be evenly distributed on the most dangerous SNs for the States and NATO - the northern part of the Pacific Ocean, the Arctic region and the Baltic States, which will require enormous efforts from our Navy to create the proper strategic "counterweight". This will be especially noticeable in the alignment of forces after the start of the modernization of American Aegis-destroyers with promising X-band AMDR multi-channel MRLSs that can operate in X-55CM and Caliber as well, than the outdated AN / SPY-1D with single-channel radar AN / SPG-62 “spotlights”. And we in the Northern Fleet have only one of the best multipurpose nuclear submarines in the world. 885 K-560 “Severodvinsk” (“Ash” class) and more 5 operating “Anteyev”, apparently, should be accelerated. Today, Kazan, Novosibirsk, Krasnoyarsk, Arkhangelsk and Perm are also preparing for the descent. The level of these submarine missile cruisers already exceeds the famous Sea Wolf, but the number is definitely not enough. Great efforts in this direction are being made from the Chinese side.

What is worth a promising program for equipping multipurpose nuclear submarines of the 093 and 095 types with supersonic anti-ship missiles YJ-100 capable of destroying enemy surface targets at a distance of up to 300 km. The multipurpose nuclear submarines built on the Bohai Shipyard (Yellow Sea) Type 93 Shan, in comparison with the previous project Han, have lower acoustic noise, as well as a much more advanced sonar complex and a modern BIUS. If you look at the modification of the Type 93T on sketches presented on the Chinese Internet, then on each of its boards you can see 4 large passive acoustic antenna arrays, which can be used to detect underwater and surface targets in remote areas of acoustic illumination. The six-blade propeller has an increased efficiency compared to the seven-blade propeller (on versions Type 093 and Type 093A), but it has an increased level of noise, which is a disadvantage if all American ships have UROs with powerful HA SQS-53 (V) 2 / SQS-53C to the antisubmarine combat systems of the AN / SQQ-89 family. The advantage of this submarine is also the presence of a mini-submarine for the transfer of combat swimmers "SDB". The submarine is equipped with 6 533-mm torpedo tubes, which can launch more than a dozen YJ-4 100 flywheel anti-ship missiles from the underwater mode (a bit later). But the Chinese do not stop at the Shan class, and they are working on the 095 Type project, which combines all the best qualities of the Shan submarines with the Russian and European low-noise concepts for modern diesel and nuclear submarines, on the basis of the strategic submarines data base.


Anti-ship missile YJ-81 (YJ-100) can be considered one of the most advanced Chinese anti-ship missiles. Taking into account the 4-flywheel speed, as well as the possibility of using both submarines and UVP EM Type 052D, it can be concluded that this rocket should provide the Chinese fleet with significant advantages over the US Navy at a distance of 300 km . Below is a scanned image of a new Chinese UVPU revolving type for mine-based multi-purpose submarines



Not much is known about the atomic strike submarine cruisers. There is a sketch, as well as information on the architecture of the armament complex of new submarines, from which we will continue to build on. The first thing you should pay attention to is a universal vertical launcher of a type for launching strategic cruise and anti-ship missiles. It has similarities with the Ukrainian Internal Control Department of the UHPU pr. 95 "Lada", but the number of launch modules in the Chinese submarine is 677, in ours - 16. Everything is natural, because MAPL Type 10 has 095 times the displacement, and, accordingly, - internal volumes. The length of the Chinese submarine is about 3 meters, and the width - 110 meters, which makes it one of the most compact multi-purpose submarines in comparison with other products. So, in a similar displacement are the American "Sea Wolf" and the British "Estyut". The 11 “Ash” project, for example, has a length of 885 m, and the width of the hull is 139,2 m, with a displacement of 13 tons. The maximum depth of immersion of the Fo-hai novelty does not shine, but it is not on the lower bar: it approaches 13800 m, which is noticeably better than the British Astute (450 m), and is on par with the French Barlcuda-class MAPL (300 m ). The speed promised by the Chinese manufacturer Type 400 should reach the 095 nodes in the underwater mode, which is slightly higher than the Ash-tree (33 node) and lower than the Sea Wolf (31 nodes). Parameters worthy. And what about the noise of the Chinese "killer aircraft carriers"?

Here, Chinese experts decided to design an original water jet propulsion scheme, where instead of the standard for Russian and Western submarines, the design of a water cannon's annular water intake was used with a 2 front-facing water intake, an elongated water line, an internal impeller (screw) and a small nozzle orifice, whose area is significantly smaller than the total area of ​​water intakes. Obviously, the 2 watercourse channels are combined in front of the propeller into one large water conduit.

Such a scheme has a number of advantages over standard “ring” water-jet plants. First, the impeller is not in a separate annular casing, but inside the submarine hull, which allows for its constructive separation from the water intake and nozzle openings, and this significantly reduces the hydrodynamic disturbances of the water and the noise of the submarine; Also, to reduce the noise on the hull, more sound-absorbing materials can be used, which cover the screw at the edges of the “annular” water cannon only in small angles relative to the longitudinal axis of the submarine: all 150 — 160 degrees from the longitudinal axis in the rear hemisphere are within direct line of sight for passive enemy SACs. Hydroacoustic oscillations tend to spread well in the presence of obstacles, and therefore, in part, sounds can spread even from the air intake itself. At MAPL Type 095, water intakes, firstly, have a large elongation, and secondly, a light constructive bend, formed by the narrowing of the rear part of the body, the distribution of sounds from these geometrically complex water lines is minimal.

Due to the fact that the screw is hidden in the bowels of the hull, there is also a decrease in the radar signature of the submarine at the time of the likely surface mode of the course. With the same purpose, cutting house dimensions are reduced by a factor of about 2 and the original compact tail unit, represented by one vertical stabilizer with horizontal control planes, was developed. The internal water-jet installation also allows to improve the cooling system of water-cooled nuclear reactors due to the increased hydrodynamic pressure directly from the water intakes.

At the beginning of the description of the promising Chinese MAPL, we promised to consider its armament complex in more detail. Already, the submarine Type 095 is planned to be armed with anti-ship missiles YJ-100 (the second name is YJ-81). According to the scanned sketch of the universal universal launcher for multi-purpose submarines found by the “Military Parity” on the Chinese Internet, we have a slightly reworked and improved TLU of types B-203А / B-204, 6-cellular fixed version of which is installed today on Chinese destroyers ERO 052С Type « Lanzhou. The new UVU received 2 additional central starting cells and became 8-cellular. “Military parity,” referring to bloggers and other Internet browsers, stated that a single submarine, the Type 095, is capable of placing on board the entire UVNXX4 UVPU (8 CRP), however, the drawings indicate that all 32 launch modules can be “Charged” with one UVTU on 16 starting cells, i.e. the entire silo can carry 8 anti-ship missiles capable of erasing a full-fledged American AUG from any sector of the naval theater. Considering that this submarine is atomic and ultra low noise, even with the Poseidons, the main naval satellites of American democracy can see the underwater volley of hundreds of high-speed YJ-128s from a distance of just over a hundred kilometers in any part of the World Ocean.

YJ-100 itself is a high-speed anti-ship missile, capable of speeds up to 4200 km / h. A large elongation body with developed large sweep wings allows maintaining a high supersonic speed even after the power plant burns out fuel. On the CRP is not visible air intakes, which could indicate the presence of a marching TRDD to reach the target at a transonic speed. Most likely, the rocket has a ballistic flight trajectory with access to the stratosphere, with acceleration to 4M and a dive at 2 — 3-flight speed. Intercepting YJ-100 with upgraded Ajises ​​will not be difficult, but their number and proximity of launch will not allow the aircraft carrier escort Ticonderomes and Arley Burke to “utter” how much of the AUG will be destroyed. YJ-100 has an aerodynamic similarity with our X-58U anti-radar missile, which is why we see the high LTX of a Chinese rocket. Aware of the fact that the ballistic flight path of an anti-ship missile is not at all a promising side of the YJ-100, it can be assumed that it has already developed a turbojet dual-engine cruise engine and a specialized solid-fuel accelerator for it. A similar principle is applied in our anti-ship modification of the Caliber cruise missile - 3М54Е. The only detail is that the starting cells of the Chinese RCC require a specialized version of the YJ-100 with folding aerodynamic planes of smaller span.

The rapid development of the electronic technologies of the Celestial Empire over the past two decades has made it possible to speed up progress in the area of ​​military radar and hydroacoustic systems by an order of magnitude. Hydroacoustic complexes installed on Chinese MAPL with distributed synthetic aperture H / SQS-207 can be considered a real crown of the PRC's naval technologies. The open software architecture of the complex allows the integration of any number of acoustic antennas on the sides of the hull, the bow-active-passive HOOK, as well as the towed HAC extending from the fairing on the tail fin. For a new submarine Type 095, any configuration of onboard acoustic antenna arrays can be selected, which can be adopted in accordance with any version of Shan-class submarines. So, if the base submarine Type 093 is equipped with 6 passive acoustic AP (3 on each side), then the modification Type 095G has 4 AP (2 on each side, while the first AP has an aperture area equal to 4-m small grids, which makes the Type 093G no less perfect than the Type 093T). The 93G type is also considered to be the first among the Shan class atomic submarines equipped with a modular UVPU for the CD and PKR, equating its shock potential with the Type 095.


On the top image, a side view of a multipurpose nuclear submarine for the Chinese Navy Type 093G "Shang", on the bottom - the 3 projection of the advanced MAPL of the next generation Type 095. As you can see, the whole Shan class has a classic angular and narrow-profile cabin, the profile of the hull of the submarine is standard round. The 095 type is a new generation product. Firstly, the slightly flattened sectional shape of the hull with a smooth transition forming the hull to a wide cabin. Secondly, the cutting itself is clearly designed using stealth technology. In its geometry, the exclusion of right angles is noticeable, and the front sheet is inclined. There is a large number of composite and radar absorbing coatings. Based on the sketch, the cabin is equipped with a window module for a good visual overview in surface mode. Two-thirds of the length of the lower part of the hull sides (before the water intakes of the water-jet plant) are occupied by open hydrodynamic recesses for direct flow of water




Let's not forget that the tremendous success of the Chinese MAPL development program. The 93 / 95 type is exclusively due to the Russian projects of the 2 X-Generation 671 torpedo multipurpose 671 “Yorsh” and 60РТМ (К) “Schuka” (in accordance with the NATO classification - “Victor-I”). and "Victor-III"), which went into the series at the end of the 600-ies. These submarines even then differed in the maximum depth of the dive, the component of 650 - 31 m, advanced CICS, as well as the speed of the underwater course, component of the 230 node. Installed on the "Pike" SJC "Skat" was able to detect a sound-emitting target at a distance of 29 km (second distant zone of acoustic illumination), and its own noise remained at such a low level that 1996 February 250 of the year occurred out of the ordinary when more than in the 448 km from the Hebrides, the NATO KUG, which conducted anti-submarine exercises, could not detect the presence of the Russian nuclear torpedo submarine K-971 "Tambov" until the latter came up with a request to deliver one of the crew members to the British Clinic for the treatment of peritonitis, which arose after surgery to remove appendicitis. It is interesting that initially the British media deliberately distorted information about the undetected Russian submarine, assigning it to the more modern 20 project “Pike-B”. Later it turned out that it was a submarine, the draft of which was developed by XNUMX years ago, which finally dispelled Western myths about the lag of Russian submarine technology from that achieved in the naval forces of NATO.

China was able to multiply all the advantages of our project, in particular, to achieve a greater reduction in noise and increase the impact potential, while maintaining superiority in crew numbers over American MAPL of the Los Angeles class (105 vs. 127). Type 093 and Type 095 make Washington think long and hard about the actions of its naval forces in the South China and East China seas before disrupting the territorial waters near Spratly and especially “active” off the coast of Diaoyudo, because now you can shave it and shave it no longer at the Middle Kingdom itself, but completely at any point of all the oceans. It may also be one of the root causes of the mobilization of most US AUGs, which are ordered to act proactively, tracking any underwater activities of the Chinese Navy in IATR. A real panic in the American military circles is also sown by the unique location of the construction sites “Bohai Shipbuilding Heavy Industry”, where the assembly of the newest Chinese atomic multipurpose submarines takes place. Almost all the assembly facilities and stocks are located in a deep underground room, there is also an "underground harbor". This design allows you to launch promising submarines beyond the observation of enemy reconnaissance satellites. They can not monitor the stocks and ground target designation of the type E-8C "J-STARS" and P-8A "Poseidon" operating from South Korean air bases, since deep placement does not allow the centimeter waves of their RLK to pass through the ground. The Americans to the last remain completely ignorant of the modifications of strategic submarine strike missile cruisers of the PRC, which are going on combat duty.

It is very important that even 5-10 submarines Type 093G / 095 are able to completely change the balance of power in the Indian and Pacific oceans, putting American AUGs in a difficult position, and even more Americans are straining the pace of descent of new Chinese surface ships and submarines that are not inferior to performance the state shipyards and the company Bath Iron Works and Ingalls Shipbuilding, carrying out mass production of destroyers Arley Burke and Ticonderoga missile cruisers.


Given the difficult geographical position of China, when the threat from the US Navy can come from both the southern and eastern HF, the promising supersonic subtle strategic bomber-missile carrier YH-X will be adapted to solve the widest range of tasks, and there is no doubt that even its not the application of massed rocket attacks on the territory of the United States, but the execution of anti-ship tasks related to the search and destruction of American AUGs at the distant ocean approaches to China. If you believe the information from the resource lt.cjdby.net, the new bomber will have all the qualities of a “sea hunter”. The maximum speed of the “strategist” will be 2М (about 2100 km / h), the mass of rocket armament in the internal compartments will reach 30 tons, and the range will be 6000 km, what could be better for operational access to the naval forces of the enemy? Maximum fuel economy will help huge practical ceiling in 18000 m, which is possible due to the large bearing area of ​​the glider “flying wing” (350 sq.m). A large ceiling will also make it possible to use the advantages of the far-horizon: any CGP / AUG is a powerful source of radiation from radar and coherent waves, which can be detected not only by using the on-board radar active mode, but also in the passive mode of its operation, as well as by other airborne electronic intelligence complexes. YH-X - another miracle of Chinese technology without quotes. It is planned to “pack” all unique on-board electronics, armament and 4-engined powerplant into a compact low-profile glider with a length of 34,5 m and wingspan - 32,9 m. profile to reduce infrared visibility


From a military and strategic point of view, all deployed US carrier strike forces may complicate the actions of the Chinese TG surface forces in the World Ocean, but the large-scale development of a low-noise submarine fleet will gradually shift the balance towards the PLA, which would later be reinforced by the appearance of promising Chinese supersonic low-profile strategic rocket carriers YH-X, H-20 long-range bombers, as well as high-precision hypersonic UAVs weaponscapable of reaching not only the 3-th operational zone of the “three chains” concept (Hawaiian Islands), but also the United States itself.
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  1. aszzz888
    aszzz888 16 June 2016 06: 46
    +7
    A good article, calculated (as far as possible) analytically. There will always be opponents of different opinions. Therefore, it is impossible to say unequivocally that “it will be so”.
    1. Bongo
      Bongo 16 June 2016 12: 46
      +8
      Quote: aszzz888
      A good article, calculated (as much as possible) analytically.

      The publication of this author is once again full of "blunders", and sometimes outright ignorance of the subject and misunderstanding of what the author is writing about. negative What is it worth:
      The YJ-81 anti-ship missile (YJ-100) can be considered one of the most advanced Chinese anti-ship missiles. Pay attention to 4-fly speed, as well as the possibility of using both UVPU submarines and UVPU EM Type 052D, it can be concluded that it is this missile that provides the Chinese fleet with significant advantages over the US Navy in naval confrontation at a distance to 300 km.
      But really, and look into the directories is not fate?
      Chinese anti-ship missiles
      1. nazar_0753
        nazar_0753 16 June 2016 16: 31
        +4
        And even better:
        Given the difficult geographical position of China, when the threat from the US Navy can come from both the southern and eastern NFs, the promising supersonic stealth strategic bomber YH-X will be adapted to solve a wide range of tasks, and there is no doubt that its main purpose will even not delivering massive missile strikes across the United States, but performing anti-ship missions related to the search for and destruction of American AOGs on the far ocean approaches to China. If you believe the information from the resource lt.cjdby.net, the new bomber will possess all the qualities of a "sea hunter." The maximum speed of the “strategist” will be 2M (about 2100 km / h), the mass of missile weapons in the internal compartments will reach 30 tons, and the radius of action will be 6000 km, which could be better for quick access to the enemy’s naval formations? A huge practical ceiling of 18000 m, which is possible due to the large bearing area of ​​the flying wing type glider (350 sq.m), will help maximize fuel economy. It is planned to “pack” all the unique on-board electronics, weapons, and a four-engine power unit into a compact, inconspicuous glider 4 m long and a wingspan of 34,5 m. Nozzles of 32,9 turbofans with a thrust of 4 kg / s are recessed into the rear flows wings and have a rectangular profile to reduce infrared visibility

        Generally excellent. This means that neither Russia nor America can properly combine an inconspicuous "flying wing" glider and supersonic speed for how many years, but the Chinese have already succeeded. Curiouser and curiouser laughing
      2. zyablik.olga
        zyablik.olga 17 June 2016 01: 39
        +2
        Quote: Bongo
        The publication of this author is once again full of "blunders", and sometimes outright ignorance of the subject and misunderstanding of what the author is writing about.

        Yes, the flight of fantasy from the author in some places is amazing, for good reason you read this article first spat, and then bellow. laughing It looks like VO has another "Kaptsov".
  2. Magic archer
    Magic archer 16 June 2016 06: 49
    +6
    Interesting article! Fat plus! It was amazing how quickly the Chinese were catching up. Even 20 years ago I read about the enormous lag of the Chinese fleet from the leading Western ones. And now we see new destroyers and apl. Even years 10 and the Chinese fleet will become a serious rival to the US fleet
    1. Tatar 174
      Tatar 174 16 June 2016 08: 57
      +3
      Quote: Magic Archer
      .Other 10 years and the Chinese fleet will become a serious rival to the US fleet

      If only we did not become a rival.
      Plus article.
      1. Forest
        Forest 16 June 2016 09: 41
        +1
        Our Pacific Fleet is even inferior to the North Korean fleet, which is already far from the Chinese.
        1. Phantom Revolution
          Phantom Revolution 16 June 2016 12: 11
          -5
          Quote: Forest
          Our Pacific Fleet is even inferior to the North Korean fleet, which is already far from the Chinese.

          The Pacific Fleet is not our only fleet, and I think it will not be a problem to transfer the combined group of several fleets. If we compare, then compare objectively, and not there one fleet, in another another.
          1. Forest
            Forest 16 June 2016 14: 02
            +4
            While we will transfer - the foreign fleet will have time to land and landing, and KR to shell the shore, and sail back. Remember how much Rozhdestvensky with the squadron from the Baltic was going. And we’ll also weaken another direction, so apart from the Caspian, we do not dominate anywhere in the theater of operations.
            1. Phantom Revolution
              Phantom Revolution 16 June 2016 16: 05
              +1
              Quote: Forest
              While we will transfer - the foreign fleet will have time to land and landing, and KR to shell the shore, and sail back. Remember how much Rozhdestvensky with the squadron from the Baltic was going. And we’ll also weaken another direction, so apart from the Caspian, we do not dominate anywhere in the theater of operations.

              In order that the foreign fleet does not have time to land an landing and the Kyrgyz Republic to fire at the shore, there is an intelligence and analytical center that can predict or reveal preparations for this event.

              The second, about the landing. With the landing can be fought not only by ships, but also anti-ship missiles, the air force and by itself ground forces. Well, what will this operation give itself? What effect? The country cannot be captured by the Navy, most of the tasks, especially with our length of the land border, are solved on land and we must choose either we will develop everything evenly or we will refuse something (in the current economic situation this issue is especially relevant). I would have thought more about the PRC with its land army, which is the main problem for us; you cannot stop its powerful fleet.

              I am amazed at the naivety of readers of such resources (minuses will fly right now), most want every fleet to compete with almost the combined forces of the enemy.) The USSR in its best years could not compete with the United States in the fleet, I'm not talking about NATO and their allies. About the Russian Federation, before the performance of the USSR oh oh how long. Neither with Japan nor with China, one Pacific Fleet will not be able to compete in the near future, especially with the United States.
              1. Forest
                Forest 16 June 2016 17: 56
                0
                Reconnaissance and spoofing can, see the example of our operation in the Crimea - the United States, despite all the satellites, reconnaissance aircraft, strategic UAVs overslept a major operation. Japan, for example, can collect KUG and capture the Kuril Islands in a couple of weeks, and it will be repelled to us nothing.
                1. Phantom Revolution
                  Phantom Revolution 16 June 2016 19: 50
                  0
                  Quote: Forest
                  Reconnaissance and spoofing can, see the example of our operation in the Crimea - the United States, despite all the satellites, reconnaissance aircraft, strategic UAVs overslept a major operation. Japan, for example, can collect KUG and capture the Kuril Islands in a couple of weeks, and it will be repelled to us nothing.


                  Okay, let’s say intelligence overslept the activation of the Japanese fleets. They landed on the islands, and then? What does Japan get?

                  Do you think that Japan has landed on the Kuril Islands, then they will become officially Japanese?) If that were the case, China would have landed its landing on the disputed island long ago.) What kind of right is this?) Who was the first to take the slippers?)

                  Fortunately, Russia is not Ukraine, which does not possess nuclear weapons and 2 by the strength of the army in the world (although judging by the news from Ukraine they consider themselves 1s on the list) and it is not a NATO bloc. Russia has something to answer and this is not limited to sea battles.

                  Well, Japan can be left alone, alone without the United States, if it makes an annexation. And if the United States supports it, then read above "The IMF of the Russian Federation cannot compete with the US fleet", well, and the third world war with all the consequences.

                  "You can win the battle, but you can lose the war." (C).
                  1. Forest
                    Forest 16 June 2016 21: 55
                    0
                    Not the fact that we will use nuclear weapons. With the capture of the Kuril Islands, the Japanese will receive huge reserves of undeveloped mineral deposits and fish resources from the waters, from where they are constantly driven by ours. Plus, they seal Russia in the Sea of ​​Okhotsk.
                    1. Phantom Revolution
                      Phantom Revolution 16 June 2016 22: 18
                      +1
                      Quote: Forest
                      Not the fact that we will use nuclear weapons. With the capture of the Kuril Islands, the Japanese will receive huge reserves of undeveloped mineral deposits and fish resources from the waters, from where they are constantly driven by ours. Plus, they seal Russia in the Sea of ​​Okhotsk.

                      Is there only one nuclear weapon in the arsenal?)
                      Let's take the same "NK-Caliber" which, if necessary, will reach Japan, Aviation, etc.)

                      Regarding stocks, be realistic.) In order to develop and export these minerals you need peacetime, the worker will not sit and dig under the bombings.)

                      As for the fish, tell me how they will freely enter and catch during the database, will they fish from the aircraft carrier?)

                      This is not logical) In fact, they do not get anything) No one without a full-scale war will not give up the Kuril Islands if an enemy landing landed there.) (Why spoil everything if everything is taken to Japan, both ours and the Japanese, without war)

                      Japan doesn’t get a frail conflict, the question of returning the Kuril Islands closes forever, the economy suffers from the war specifically, China will squeeze the disputed island out of the blue, I certainly understand the samurai spirit and all that, only the question is if the caliber hits your house and how it will be for factories and factories, especially for the whole business this is not a buzz.

                      Japan without direct U.S. support is unlikely to dispute this by force - this is wildly unprofitable.)

                      The topic of the Kuril Islands is at 90% populism in Japan, which is used for debate, but not for war, especially with all due respect to Japan, the islands alone can not retain more resources and opportunities from Russia. Well, as I understand it, the Navy’s base is going to be done on krill
                      1. Forest
                        Forest 17 June 2016 09: 23
                        -3
                        The caliber can only be used for advertising until there are several hundred missiles in the salvo - subsonic missiles flying quite high, just the perfect air defense training target, even MANPADS and the ancient Shilka. Aviation will fly at the limit of range, so it will not work to control the sky, especially since the Japanese have an advantage in the salvo range and the quality of air-to-air missiles. Both mineral mining and fishing will wait for the end of the war.
                      2. Phantom Revolution
                        Phantom Revolution 17 June 2016 10: 10
                        0
                        "The caliber can only be used for advertising so far until there are several hundred missiles in a salvo."
                        1) I won’t list all cruise missiles; google them yourself.) The caliber gave an example and this is what we know.
                        2) Half a hundred missiles were fired in Syria alone. (and this is what jumped into the news). How do you know that there are not "thousands" of them in warehouses? Nobody knows how many cruise missiles we really have, except perhaps for enemy intelligence.)

                        "flying quite high, just an ideal training target for air defense" - I can see the barmaley in Syria shooting down calibers from shilka and other small installations ...)


                        "The aircraft will fly at the maximum range, so it will not be possible to control the sky, especially since the Japanese have an advantage in the range of the salvo and the quality of air-to-air missiles." - whose sky? Sakhalin, Vladivostok, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatka? You again forget about the fact that not only the plane is fighting the plane.) How will the Japanese use aviation in the coverage area of ​​the S-400, S-300, both sea and land-based? Regarding missiles, have you been told that it is not enough just to launch the missile to hit the target? There are methods to combat this, from rab to other defenses.)

                        You are completely inadequate in your assessment "Here they have a gun, it shoots further, so we will lose")))
                      3. Bongo
                        Bongo 17 June 2016 10: 33
                        +3
                        Quote: Phantom Revolution
                        How will the Japanese use aviation in the coverage area of ​​C-400, C-300, both sea and land based? Regarding rockets, you were not told that it was not enough just to launch a rocket, so that it hit the target?

                        I'm sorry to interfere in your dispute, but in terms of our air defense systems in the Far East, you are overly optimistic. C-300PS are covered by Vladivostok, Khabarovsk and Komsomolsk-on-Amur. However, these air defense systems were built in the mid-end of the 80's, they have quite new anti-aircraft missiles, and they should not be overestimated. There is also a C-300B regiment near Birobidzhan, but the capabilities of this military system are less than the S-300P. ZRP SAM S-400 (two zrdn) deployed under Nakhodka and Veluchinsky. But the missiles in the BC they have so far from the C-300ПМ2 with a launch range of 250 km. 3 iap with Su-27, Su-35С and MiG-31 is still worth adding here. There are not many MiG-31 in Kamchatka in a combat-ready state. So, that we will not be able to completely repel the strike of air attack weapons in the Far East.
                        Quote: Phantom Revolution
                        There are methods to combat this, starting with the reb, ending with other means of protection.)
                        Do not overestimate our electronic warfare, at least what really is in the troops. And against the Kyrgyz Republic, interference is often powerless.
                      4. Phantom Revolution
                        Phantom Revolution 17 June 2016 11: 13
                        +2
                        Quote: Bongo
                        I'm sorry to interfere in your dispute, but in terms of our air defense systems in the Far East, you are overly optimistic.

                        Thank you for the information.)
                        I know that in the Far East, the air defense business, and not only things are not so smooth.) But we are talking about a "hypothetical conflict.") What prevents us from transferring the S-400 to the Far East? Syria is an example of this, they quickly deployed. Similarly, transfer the Air Force, again Syria is an example of this. That which is at the moment can "delay" until the arrival of the main forces.
                        The budget of the Russian Federation will burst if they will update everything at once, there are currently more dangerous directions, and the equipment is being updated there. And so, if anything, you can throw troops.
                        I hope in the gene. headquarters have more information than we do.)

                        Quote: Bongo
                        Do not overestimate our electronic warfare, at least what really is in the troops. And against the Kyrgyz Republic, interference is often powerless.

                        I didn't even talk about cruise missiles, the conversation was about air battles, if I understood correctly. All this is not a "magic wand".
                        But you will not be able to consider separately “who has the gun farther short-sightedly”.)
                      5. Bongo
                        Bongo 17 June 2016 11: 25
                        +2
                        Quote: Phantom Revolution
                        I know that in the Far East, the air defense business, and not only things are not so smooth.) But we are talking about a "hypothetical conflict.") What prevents us from transferring the S-400 to the Far East? Syria is an example of this, they quickly deployed. Similarly, transfer the Air Force, again Syria is an example of this. That which is at the moment can "delay" until the arrival of the main forces.

                        As for Syria, this is not an indicator No. If you carefully watched the frames when they were unloaded, you probably noticed what chassis were SPU. Compare the photos of the combatant S-400 air defense systems and the one in the SAR. Sorry, I can't say more, but a massive transfer of them to a "special period" by this method in the Far Eastern Federal District is not possible. In addition, the S-400 air defense systems on the base have about 25 regiments and they cover the most important objects. About 50% of the troops are not very new S-300PS, God forbid that if something happened, it would be possible to shoot down 70% of air attack weapons, and then only hope for "special ammunition".
                      6. Phantom Revolution
                        Phantom Revolution 17 June 2016 13: 38
                        0
                        Quote: Bongo
                        their mass transfer during the "special period" by this method in the Far Eastern Federal District is not possible

                        Good) Take the railway, xnumx days of the transfer. As an example.
                        https://topwar.ru/uploads/images/2016/180/rgme741.jpg
                        Well, fighters can be deployed more quickly.)


                        In addition, C-400 air defense systems on the database have about 25 regiments and they cover the most important objects.
                        Well, it’s not a matter of fat, finances sing romances.) But if it does, it’s possible to find a reserve. Once again, C-400 was taken to Syria from somewhere. If Japan really did start a war alone, then it is possible that these complexes were removed from these facilities and the old ones were installed.

                        Yes, I forgot Japan doesn’t possess nuclear weapons.) So, in the case of aggression and a specific hedgehog, you can use it without an answer.

                        And not with a single c-300 and c-400 they cover the sky, all this works together again.
                2. Forest
                  Forest 17 June 2016 13: 21
                  +2
                  We do not have supersonic Raman engines. The main thing is not how much is in the warehouses, but how much will be in one salvo. On the Pacific Fleet in general there are no carriers for them. The militants in Syria did not have radars that could predict the direction of the attack over a hundred different kilometers. C-300 has a small radius, C-400 from the coast will not capture the Kuril Islands, and even after a volley it is harmless. She is not on the ships, and the C-300 ship carries antediluvian missiles with a range of 90 km. Read about AIM-120 - its feature is that the GOS is guided by their source when jamming, i.e. still increasing the chance to hit the target. On average, one launch of an AMRAAM accounts for one hit of a target, unlike our 80 missiles, where the accuracy is not higher than 0,7 for a static target.
                3. Phantom Revolution
                  Phantom Revolution 17 June 2016 14: 03
                  +1
                  How come there are no carriers? "SSGN pr.949", modernization meant replacing granite with caliber or onyx (24 missiles).

                  C-400 and do not have to capture all the Kuril Islands .....
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                  Read about AIM-120 - its feature is that the GOS is guided by their source when jamming, i.e. still increasing the chance to hit the target. On average, one launch of an AMRAAM accounts for one hit of a target, unlike our 80 missiles, where the accuracy is not higher than 0,7 for a static target.
                  Take the R-27. But okay, the fighter will enter the s-400's engagement zone anyway ("why can't you charge it?)".
                4. Bongo
                  Bongo 17 June 2016 14: 29
                  +2
                  Quote: Phantom Revolution
                  C-400 and do not have to capture all the Kuril Islands .....

                  Read at your leisure:The current state of the Russian air defense system
                  At the moment, the situation is almost the same, a little more Su-35С and С-400, but a lot of MiG-31 took.
                  And take off the pink glasses, you are overly optimistic about our capabilities, and in almost everything.
                5. Phantom Revolution
                  Phantom Revolution 17 June 2016 16: 40
                  0
                  Quote: Bongo
                  And take off the pink glasses, you are overly optimistic about our capabilities, and in almost everything.

                  Well, as long as there is a nuclear shield and it is possible to inflict unacceptable damage on the aggressor, there are few who decide to open war with the Russian Federation, especially if it violates the integrity of the state and its territories.
                  If the Japanese seize the islands by force and there is no response, this will lead to disastrous consequences in the future. So there won't be much choice, either to win in the usual way, or to use "special Yach ammunition".

                  I have no illusions about problems in the military sphere, this is a flight of fantasy, on the topic "what if my grandmother had eggs." It is not profitable for an equal or strong enemy to attack the Russian Federation, because it is mutual destruction until there are technologies that can eliminate all nuclear military capabilities. And to keep the nuclear potential and constantly update it, need money.
                  Russia at the moment is far from the USSR with its industrial potential and we do not print money like the United States, so here we choose and save somewhere.

                  But the Russian Federation is not so weak that it cannot stand alone against Japan alone. I am too lazy to paint, especially peacetime proof of that. If it were all so depressing, then we would have done it long ago (not such simple-minded people are sitting in the gene headquarters if they had the opportunity to definitely take advantage). Apparently, not everything is so straightforward in Japan with the Armed Forces, as they are trying to imagine here. And Japan itself is more worried about the impudent China, which has plans for the disputed islands and is obviously not making a powerful fleet to capture Russia.

                  As for the state, I’ll add that Russia is not a small state and if you keep soldiers and equipment throughout the border, then there will not be enough money. At the moment, they are trying to make the forces more mobile, which is also economically and strategically beneficial.
              2. Forest
                Forest 17 June 2016 17: 11
                0
                Irkutsk will complete the modernization at 2017, Chelyabinsk - at 2019. Everything. No new vessels are expected, except for a pair of Varshavyanka and, possibly, frigates. R-27, firstly, the last modernization took place in the 1990 year, secondly, it is not produced, thirdly, it has a range of 90 km, unlike 120 km for Japanese AMRAAM. The available X-NUMX missiles have a range of 400-200 km, while it will be recharged - the air defense breakthrough units will destroy it. Most likely - just overwhelmed with the mass of UAVs.
              3. Phantom Revolution
                Phantom Revolution 17 June 2016 18: 22
                0
                Quote: Forest
                Irkutsk will complete the modernization at 2017, Chelyabinsk - at 2019. Everything. No new vessels are expected, except for a pair of Varshavyanka and, possibly, frigates.

                Do you want there to be 20-30-80 or 1000 women from Warsaw?) "Where is the money zine?)"

                Quote: Forest
                R-27, firstly, the last modernization took place in the 1990 year, secondly, it is not produced, thirdly, it has a range of 90 km, unlike 120 km for Japanese AMRAAM.

                Well, let's take "RVV-SD" with a range of 110 km, which is produced if it is of great importance to you.)


                Quote: Forest
                The available X-NUMX missiles have a range of 400-200 km, while it will be recharged - the air defense breakthrough units will destroy it. Most likely - just overwhelmed with the mass of UAVs.


                Oh, how tired I am of repeating this, stop comparing the "maxim machine gun" with the "bucephalus elephant".)
                Do you know such a concept of layered defense? There are air defense, near radius, medium, far. I will not list all brands.)

                Okay.) I gave slack.) A lot of time is spent comparing the virtual battlefield.) It all depends on many factors, not only technology, but also staff training.

                Japan will lose this way and that by attacking, either from conventional means or from nuclear weapons, and at the moment it’s enough to lead some countries in a friendly manner.) For that I take my leave.)
              4. Forest
                Forest 17 June 2016 20: 01
                +1
                It’s not the Warsaw’s case, we need the 3-4 Leader (oh, dreams, dreams what ) RVV-SD is very, very small in the army, and it is becoming obsolete already. A feature of our Far East and Siberia is its very large territories with difficult terrain and weather conditions, which NATO can cover with the whole crowd. So the defense is drawn in a thin line. In the sea, Japan is stronger than us, on land - by trying, we can also pull NATO onto the axis of the universe. Nuclear weapons are the most, most ugly option.
              5. Phantom Revolution
                Phantom Revolution 17 June 2016 21: 55
                0
                Okay) Finally)

                Quote: Forest
                RVV-SD is very, very small in the army, and it is becoming obsolete already.

                Do you work in storage warehouses?) I do not have access to this information, the defense min wanted to buy these missiles.)
                PS everything becomes obsolete over time, and for this purpose they are constantly developing design bureaus.) It is impossible to be the best in all sectors.)

                Quote: Forest
                A feature of our Far East and Siberia is its very large territories with difficult terrain and weather conditions, which NATO can cover with the whole crowd.

                Well, you don’t need to cover it all, but to the point.) Or a nuclear baton, which can be launched from anywhere and flies quickly enough.)


                Quote: Forest
                In the sea, Japan is stronger than us, on land - by trying, we can also pull NATO onto the axis of the universe.

                Well, Japan itself requires a powerful fleet, both for expansion and for defense.) About the fact that NATO is in the land, this is a controversial issue, we won’t be able to pull it out without nuclear weapons (they will fill up with meat and equipment), although everything may not many factors depend only on meat and technology, but this is again boltology.)


                Quote: Forest
                Nuclear weapons are the most, most ugly option.

                Well, if it doesn’t work out differently, then there will not be much choice, not to the sentiment and the knight’s code of honor.)
              6. Forest
                Forest 18 June 2016 14: 48
                0
                The whole problem we have with GOS for missiles - before everything was not done on the territory of the RSFSR, that’s 25 years behind the whole world. Now barely started the release of P-73.
  • KaPToC
    KaPToC 16 June 2016 16: 49
    -2
    If only by the number of pennants - then yes, inferior. The Russian fleet at the moment is second only to the American.

    By what criterion do you determine the power of fleets?
  • V.ic
    V.ic 16 June 2016 14: 24
    0
    Quote: Tatar 174
    If only we did not become a rival.

    And where is the sea between China and the Russian Federation?
    1. Phantom Revolution
      Phantom Revolution 16 June 2016 16: 10
      0
      Quote: V.ic
      And where is the sea between China and the Russian Federation?

      There is no sea, but a pity. But there is a land border.
  • I doubt it
    I doubt it 16 June 2016 09: 23
    +6
    "Another 10 years and the Chinese Navy will become a serious rival to the US Navy."

    "Blessed is he who believes!"
    Only not the United States, but the remnants of the Russian fleet.
    The stubbornly imposed myth that the main enemy of China is the United States is akin to the myth of the late thirties that the main enemy of Germany is England.
    How it all ended everyone remembers ....
    Well, it seems, apart from our guide.
    1. Phantom Revolution
      Phantom Revolution 16 June 2016 12: 17
      +2
      Quote: I doubt it
      "Another 10 years and the Chinese Navy will become a serious rival to the US Navy."

      "Blessed is he who believes!"
      Only not the United States, but the remnants of the Russian fleet.
      The stubbornly imposed myth that the main enemy of China is the United States is akin to the myth of the late thirties that the main enemy of Germany is England.
      How it all ended everyone remembers ....
      Well, it seems, apart from our guide.


      Well, maybe China is not the enemy of the United States, but the United States itself will not wait for China to crush the entire region. Yes, the main goal is to pit the Russian Federation and the PRC, then finish off the winner with the efforts of their allies, and maybe even join on their own as the winner in order to grab a piece of the pie. (The situation is somewhat similar to Nazi Germany, the plans were similar, bleeding from the USSR, boiling up on the conflict by supplying ammunition and equipment, both, maximally exhaust both sides, in the best case, bleed and destroy both sides, but it did not work out, the USSR turned out to be wrong weak, eventually decided to intervene on the side of the anti-Hitler coalition).
  • Reptiloid
    Reptiloid 16 June 2016 06: 55
    +1
    Serious big article. Review, conclusions. Thank you.
  • Tsoy
    Tsoy 16 June 2016 06: 56
    +1
    So far, the comparison of existing weapons in the US with possible Chinese projects does not look serious. Apple China is idle at the pier, and I hope that the Chinese will make a high-quality technological breakthrough in the underwater process, I would not. They now have problems without oceans. Economy and discontent of the population. Who was recently in China knows what their censorship is now. Everyone is afraid of unrest.


    About a pancake wrote a comment and only then I saw the author. Not for the first time I notice that the creator of the opus distorts the facts.
  • Siberian
    Siberian 16 June 2016 06: 58
    +3
    .... China is an eastern country, with an eastern mentality ... Quietly without noise and cod, in many ways secretly, they are doing their job and will truly be a great sea power ... a real rival not only to the USA, but also to Russia ... the trump card of the Chinese is of course the economy, money and the Chinese diasporas ... those small island disputes that this country is leading are just the beginning, a small test of strength, but when China begins to lay claim to entire territories of states, it will not seem to anyone .... And China is slowly but surely moving towards such steps ...
    1. I doubt it
      I doubt it 16 June 2016 09: 33
      0
      And 99,9% that the first candidate for "fair share" will be Russia.
      Seeing the complete impotence of our ruling elite, it remains only to pray for one thing, so that this bitter cup goes to us, and not to our children.
      And what will be this worse than the 41st I have no doubt.
      1. Phantom Revolution
        Phantom Revolution 16 June 2016 12: 24
        0
        Quote: I doubt it
        And 99,9% that the first candidate for "fair share" will be Russia.

        It is unlikely that at the moment they will modernize their Navy to compete for disputed islands, for example, with Japan (skirmishes, while the water jets have been going there for several years), then Taiwan as the main target, there are a lot of controversial moments in this region, and Russia is more likely there will be everything, but for dessert, because the first attempt may end in collapse for China, unless of course the United States puts the right person in China.
      2. Alexey RA
        Alexey RA 16 June 2016 17: 37
        +1
        Quote: I doubt it
        And 99,9% that the first candidate for "fair share" will be Russia.

        What will we share? Why does China need the territory of the Russian Federation if it cannot normally populate its own lands to the south ??
        Look at the population density in the regions of China adjacent to the Russian Federation - less only in deserts and Tibet. And why do they need land with an even harsher climate?
  • valent45
    valent45 16 June 2016 07: 04
    0
    Maritime confrontation has always existed, it exists at the present time.
    The alignment of forces, of course, until I do our part. But still to come. With increased opposition
    the number of emergency situations with "our partners" will increase. Informational
    support. Wait and see.
  • avg-mgn
    avg-mgn 16 June 2016 08: 23
    0
    I had no idea about Chinese submarines at all, thanks to the article and the author, interestingly, there will be time digging the topic. +
  • Russian_Bear
    Russian_Bear 16 June 2016 09: 48
    0
    Of the allies, we have only the army and navy, and China acts exclusively in the national interests.
    It is necessary to continue to keep abreast in areas of crisis situations.
    Thanks to the author for an interesting article!
  • chunga-changa
    chunga-changa 16 June 2016 10: 39
    -3
    Excellent review, respect to the author.
  • sa-ag
    sa-ag 16 June 2016 11: 54
    +3
    "low sound" What is this term ??? :-)
    1. RedBaron
      RedBaron 16 June 2016 12: 25
      +2
      Well, there is buuuuuuu and there is wuuuuuuu, the one that wuuuuuu low sound wassat
  • 31rus2
    31rus2 16 June 2016 16: 58
    0
    Dear, this is a competent analysis of the situation, thank you! And then on TV one of our "expert" in general's shoulder straps "reassured" (probably his beloved himself), then AUG came out just according to the plan, to train, it is still obvious that we have the answer I'm ready now
  • Achtaba1970
    Achtaba1970 16 June 2016 18: 21
    0
    Why the nuclear submarine "stealth"? How long should it stay on the surface?
  • AB0877
    AB0877 16 June 2016 22: 45
    +3
    A strange article, I will dwell on some points.
    The use of TU142M3 for tracking AUG is extremely expensive and ineffective. In fact, a rollback to the 60-70 years of the last century. For this, the USSR existed (unrivaled in its characteristics so far) ICRC "Legend", which operated in conjunction with the shock component in the form of the nuclear submarine 949 of the project (open publications on the "Legend" appeared in the early 2000s, at one time had the honor to participate in the work on this topic). The author should decide - TU142 performs the function of observation (target designation) for the AUG or is used to detect the NATO and US submarine forces. Both are practically incompatible.
    AUG probable adversary in the North Atlantic? With whom are they going to fight there, what communications (and from whom) to cover? I recommend taking an interest in the naval doctrine of NATO and the United States. If you are too lazy, you can limit yourself to searching for materials on the technical problems of using catapults (and without them, combat loading / combat radius in this geographical area becomes meaningless) at high latitudes.
  • luxprofi
    luxprofi 16 June 2016 23: 08
    0
    China is rapidly progressing in basic science, technology, etc. Invests astronomical sums in the development of the most promising areas. In particular, China is currently the world recognized leader in photonics and optoelectronics. So what they \ Chinese \ can do, but no one can do it. This is about the issue of supersonic flying wing. Eastern philosophy combined with technology. Do you know that Russia buys rubber for skinning submarine hulls in China? And that carbon fiber for all prepregs, also buy in China. For the Skolkovo frauds there, they would have let the initiators of such a case a long time ago. Not to mention the affairs of Serdyukov and Vasilyeva. To the wall, without too much talk.
  • certero
    certero 16 June 2016 23: 38
    -1
    Quote: luxprofi
    So what they \ Chinese \ can do, but no one can do it. This is about the issue of supersonic flying wing.

    Probably only because of pity for Russia, China buys engines for our fighters from us. Or because they have their own ten times less resource? :)
    China does not need to be underestimated, but it’s definitely not worth believing that it will approach the sea or, even less, equal the United States. Since the resources are not comparable - the United States has all the money in the world and the experience in building any ships. And China has a gigantic population and experience building with a gulkin nose.