Intercontinental ballistic missile

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China surpasses U.S. in developing prompt global strike capabilities

The following is based on a translation of a report on a Chinese news site: Chinese military forum mil.huanqiu.com says that according China surpasses the U.S. in developing prompt global strike capabilities. The report says that China’s Kuaizhou/Fei Tian dual-use mobile launch system and the surveillance satellite constellation consisting of 138 satellites point to the … Continue reading

China surpasses U.S. in anti-satellite weapons

The following is based on a translation of a report on a Chinese news site: Military forum mil.huanqiu.com gave a report that China tested the interception of an ICBM in outer space by a DN-3 (Dong Neng-3) missile. However, U.S. defence department officials regard the DN-3 missile mainly as an anti-satellite (ASAT) weapon. The report … Continue reading

China reveals CZ-11 anti-ASAT rocket

The following is based on a translation of a report on a Chinese news site. According to a report on Chinese news site mil.huanqiu.com, China has developed and conducted a successful maiden flight of its CZ-11 anti-ASAT rocket with a diameter of 2 metres able to send a load of 350 kg to sun-synchronous orbit, … Continue reading

China showcases its DF-5B MIRV ICBMs in military parade

The following is based on a translation of a report on a Chinese news site: Mil.huanqiu.com says in its report that when the DF-5B missile appeared on the TV screen in China’s military parade on Thursday, the TV host said that it was an MIRV ICBM. MIRV stands for multiple independently targetable re-entry vehicle. In … Continue reading

China now has ability to intercept ICBMs

The following is based on translations of reports on Chinese news sites: China’s Science and Technology Daily magazine reports that China has now developed the capacity to intercept ICBMs. It has published a report of China’s advances in laser technology, spearheaded by China’s top laser scientist Cheng Yong’s, which have enabled the interception by Chinese … Continue reading

China preparing for drone warfare

China’s military plans to produce nearly 42,000 land-based and sea-based unmanned weapons and sensor platforms as part of its continuing, large-scale military buildup, the Pentagon’s annual report on the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) disclosed Friday. China currently operates several armed and unarmed drone aircraft and is developing long-range range unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for both … Continue reading

China says new strategic nuclear submarine will be able to attack anywhere in America

The following is a translation from Chinese media: The Russian Military Observation website published an article titled “China’s Nuclear Potential” on December 30, 2014. It says that China is upgrading and improving its strategic bombers, but the H-6K, the upgraded version of the H-6 bomber imported from Russia has a range of only 3,000km, and … Continue reading

Chinese media claims three strategic nuclear submarines berthed in Hainan are superior to current submarines

Canada’s Kanwa Defence Review (a foreign Chinese media publication) published an article on May 23, 2014 on three strategic nuclear submarines emerging (SSBN) at Yalung Bay, Sanya, Hainan Island at the same time. Some analysts regard them as 094 submarines. The article regards the appearance as a trend deserving much attention. Taking into account the … Continue reading

Chinese nuclear submarines capable of widespread attack on U.S.

Chinese state-run media revealed for the first time that Beijing’s nuclear submarines can attack American cities to counterbalance U.S. nuclear deterrence in the Pacific. Leading media outlets including China Central TV, the People’s Daily, the Global Times, the PLA Daily, the China Youth Daily and the Guangmin Daily ran identical, top-headlined reports about the “awesomeness” of … Continue reading

China’s nuclear arsenal perhaps world’s largest – up to 10,000 warheads

Mil.huaniu.com says in its comprehensive report on July 24, 2013: “According to an article in Russian Military Messenger weekly on July 24 titled “China’s grand nuclear gift—China may have the largest nuclear arsenal in the world”, the author, a deputy director of the Russian Institute for Political and Military Analysis, believes that from the perspective … Continue reading

China’s ICBM with MIRV warheads will be commissioned soon

A Russian Military-Industry Complex News Net’s report on April 3 quoted some disturbing news from retired General Viktor Yesin, the former chief of the main staff of Russian Strategic Rocket Forces. General Yesin said at the round-table conference, organised by RIA Novosti on April 2: China will soon finish its development of a module missile, … Continue reading

China is developing a ‘super-missile’ with multiple nuclear warheads

Mainland state media have acknowledged for the first time that China is developing a state-of-the-art intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) equipped with multiple nuclear warheads that could defeat America’s anti-missile defences. On Wednesday, the Global Times, a newspaper under the party mouthpiece People’s Daily, denied a report by the consultancy IHS Jane’s last week that a … Continue reading

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