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Datasets related to Key Trends and Drivers in Military Modernization in the Indo-Pacific: Implications for Australia and Responses

posted on 2022-09-16, 02:55 authored by Andrew Tan, Bates GillBates Gill, Yves-Heng LimYves-Heng Lim, Antoine Levesques, Adam LockyerAdam Lockyer, Fred SmithFred Smith, Rahul Roy-Chaudhury, Viraj Solanki

This dataset underlies the report generated entitled "Key Trends and Drivers in Military Modernization in the Indo-Pacific: Implications for Australia and Responses" by Bates Gill, Yves-Heng Lim, Antoine Levesques, Adam Lockyer, Fred Smith, Rahul Roy-Chaudhury, Viraj Solanki and Andrew T. H. Tan. 

This project addresses the priority Defence policy topic of Accelerating Regional Military Modernization (and Asymmetric Advantages). It assesses the trends, attributes and drivers of accelerating military modernization in the Indo-Pacific, in order to understand and clearly delineate the challenges facing Australia. The report then proceeds to examine the roles of the key actors in this phenomenon, namely, China, the United States and India. Finally, the project puts forward and assesses potential Australian responses in the face of the region’s accelerating military modernization dynamic.

The dataset is made up of the following:

1. Estimated_Personnel_in_the_PRC_Armed_Forces_2016_and_2020.csv

2. Selected_PLA_Weaponry_2020.csv 

3. Report - Military Modernization in the Indo-Pacific.pdf 

4. Seminar_Recording_1920x1080_GMT20220915-020051.mp4


This project was funded by the Department of Defence (Australia) under its Strategic Policy Grants Program 202021-0235 Macquarie University, from 1 July 2021 until 30 September 2022.


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