China’s growing defence budget is a symbol for China’s military rise. However, little is known about the state of China’s defence sector. Beijing is not only developing its own military-industrial complex, the country is also struggling with the reform of its defence sector.
The latest issue of China Analysis shows that China’s defence sector is changing: New management reforms are being introduced, there are serious attempts to improve civil-military integration and there are debates about how the defence sector can become more innovative.
– THE REFORM OF CHINA’S DEFENCE ECONOMY –
Breaking down the defence industry bunker (Emmanuel Puig)
The financing of Chinese defence companies (Agatha Kratz)
PLA 2.0: informatising the army (Emmanuel Puig)
Challenges in military-civilian integration (Brian Lafferty)