• Chinese Air Force Development of Power Projection Capability for Airborne Operations

    Indo-Pacific Maritime Hour (via Zoom) --

    24 Aug. 2022 – 11:00 (Paris), 15:30 (Delhi), 18:00 (Singapore), 19:00 (Tokyo)

    YCAPS will host Lieutenant Colonel Aita Moriki, a Pilot of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force and researcher at Japan’s National Institute for Defense Studies, as part of the Indo-Pacific Maritime Hour live webinar series. He will speak about key findings and implications from his paper “The True Meaning of the Chinese Air Force’s Flying Transport Aircraft Near Malaysia: Airborne Units in Power Projection.”


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    Lieutenant Colonel Aita Moriki is a Pilot and Former Commander of the 302nd Tactical Fighter Squadron, Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF). Lieutenant Colonel Aita previously served as a researcher at the JASDF Center for Air and Space Power Strategic Studies (CASPSS). He is currently working at the National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS) and is a doctoral student specializing in the Chinese armed forces at Tsukuba University.

    Format: This event will be off-the-record.
    Moderator: Brian Waidelich
    Webinar Cost: Free of charge

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