The fast attack submarine USS Oklahoma City at the US naval base on Guam, part of the strategic second island chain. Photo: AP The fast attack submarine USS Oklahoma City at the US naval base on Guam, part of the strategic second island chain. Photo: AP
The fast attack submarine USS Oklahoma City at the US naval base on Guam, part of the strategic second island chain. Photo: AP

Chinese military plans for Taiwan hampered by second island chain

  • Mainland magazine outlines scenario for attack on self-ruled island but concedes it would result in protracted war with US
  • China’s next aircraft carrier equipped with electromagnetic catapults could reverse the strategic situation, it suggests

Topic |   China's military
The fast attack submarine USS Oklahoma City at the US naval base on Guam, part of the strategic second island chain. Photo: AP The fast attack submarine USS Oklahoma City at the US naval base on Guam, part of the strategic second island chain. Photo: AP
The fast attack submarine USS Oklahoma City at the US naval base on Guam, part of the strategic second island chain. Photo: AP
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