Humanitarian missions are the routine deployment for China’s PLA Navy, says Senior Colonel (Ret.) Zhou Bo, who led counter-piracy efforts in the Gulf of Aden starting in 2009. He speaks to our Host James Chau about blue-water ambitions — and a naval force fit to respond to the needs and risks of the 21st century.
Part 1: Inside a New Generation of Aircraft Carrier
Part 2: Humanitarian Mission for China's Navy