Hearing: China’s Emergent Military Aerospace and Commercial Aviation Capabilities

Hearing Transcript: 

May 20, 2010

Room 562 Dirksen Senate Office Building
First Street and Constitution Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20510

Hearing Co-Chairs: Commissioners Daniel A. Blumenthal and Peter Videnieks


Commissioners’ Opening Remarks

  • Opening statement of Commissioner Daniel A. Blumenthal [Remarks]
  • Opening statement of Commissioner Peter Videnieks [Remarks]

Congressional Perspectives

Panel II: Administration Perspectives

Panel III: Developments in China’s Military Aerospace Capabilities

  • Dr. Roger Cliff, Senior Political Scientist, The RAND Corporation, Arlington, VA [Testimony]
  • Mr. Mark Stokes, Executive Director, Project 2049 Institute, Arlington, VA [Testimony]
  • Mr. Wayne Ulman, China Issue Manager, National Air and Space Intelligence Center, Dayton, OH [Testimony]

Lunch Break


Panel IV: China’s Aviation Industrial Complex

  • Mr. Peder Andersen, International Trade Analyst for Aerospace, U.S. International Trade Commission, Washington, DC [Testimony]
  • Dr. Tai Ming Cheung, Scientist, Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation, Associate Adjunct Professor, School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, UC San Diego, CA [Testimony]
  • Mr. Richard D. Fisher, Jr., Senior Fellow, Asian Military Affairs, International Assessment and Strategy Center, Washington, DC [Testimony]

Panel V: Civil Implications for the United States

Panel VI: Military Implications for the United States