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China modernizing military to create net-centric force
After watching the lopsided success of U.S. forces in the early operations of recent conflicts, China has started to modernize its own military in a like manner, according to the recent annual Pentagon report on the country's military.
What China wants to do, according to the report, is develop the kind of network-linked and information-driven - or "informatized" - forces that are now the hallmark of the United States and its allies.