soon change warfare on every level. It will become the dominant enabler of weapons systems. And it will permeate all aspects of the art of war – from robotic weaponry, artificial intelligence to the new breed of soldiers on the battle field.
China has tested and developed microwave weapons that could shut down electronic systems, even those that are shielded, by bombarding the target with energy pulses between 100 and 300 000 megahertz. Carried in a stealthy drone or cruise missile, it would be able to disable sophisticated anti-ship missile batteries, fry enemy radars, and paralyse tank battalions.
They constantly remember the thoughts of Sun Tzu who said: “Warfare is the art of deceit.” China is fully prepared for asymmetric warfare with the West. Its strategy is the use of an array of “assassins’ mace weapons”, to disrupt both the economy and communications in the event of war with the US, including cyber-network attacks.
China is on its way to becoming the most powerful nation on Earth by 2030. Aircraft carriers, antisatellite By Stephen Francis & Rico weapons, cyber-attack technology, ultra-modern drones and the largest arsenal of ballistic missiles incorporating cutting-edge technology. A nervous world will witness the rebirth of the Chinese dragon as it becomes an imperial power, whose reach will envelope the entire world.
Its gigantic footprint will cause political seismic tremors. A new world order will be born, as China deploys a 10-ship aircraft carrier force that will enforce its global edict. Actonville, Ekurhuleni
INVESTORS monitor stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing. The writer argues that China is set to become the most powerful nation on Earth by 2030. He predicts that the Chinese economy will be bigger than that of the US by 2028 and twice as large by 2050.