PLA RealTalk Organized Archive

This page is an organized PLA RealTalk archive, including profiles, write ups, and commentary.

New posts will be linked as they are written, and new intended subjects will be included over time.

Make sure to scroll to the bottom for the full breadth of current available posts and intended posts!


Chinese Navy:

-Profile: 056 class corvette

-Profile: 054A class frigate

-Profile: 052C class destroyer

-Profile: HHQ-9 naval SAM

-Profile: 052D class destroyer

-Comparing 052D and “aegis”

-Profile: Chinese Navy VLS

-Projection: 055 class destroyer overview

-Projection: 055 class destroyer role and comparison

-Profile: 055 class destroyer

-Projection: Chinese Navy surface combatant ORBAT

-Profile: Liaoning class aircraft carrier

-History: Chinese Navy carrier review

-History: 001A class aircraft carrier

-Projection: Chinese Navy carrier future

-Profile: J-15 naval fighter

-Profile: 071 class LPD

-Projection: Chinese Navy carrier airwing

-Profile: Chinese Navy diesel submarine fleet

-Profile: Chinese Navy nuclear submarine fleet

-Profile: Y-8Q/GX6 ASW MPA

-Profile: Chinese Navy ASW helicopters

-Profile: Chinese Navy replenishment ships


Chinese Air Force:

-History: J-20/J-XX stealth fighter review

-Projection: J-20 sensors and mission avionics

-Projection: J-20 weapons suite

-Commentary: J-20 gun armament

-Commentary: J-20, striker or interceptor?

-Profile: J-10 fighter family

-Profile: China’s Flanker fighter family

-Commentary: Chinese Air Force strike limitations and capabilities

-Profile: China’s H-6 bomber family

-Projection: Chinese Air Force bomber future

-Profile: Chinese military aviation AEW&C aircraft and capabilities

-Profile: Chinese military aviation EW aircraft and capabilities



-Assessing the East China Sea ADIZ

-Assessing the viability of militarization of the South China Sea islands

-Disposition of US military forces in the Western Pacific

-China’s strategic objectives in the Western Pacific



-Sociological consequences of a war between US and China

-The historical basis of China’s military requirements

-Psychological challenges of self-image due to the rise of China

-Seeds of discord: media commentary on China