2012-12-07 – China’s incoming leader, Mr Xi Jinping, on Wednesday met officers of the military unit that oversees the land-based ballistic and cruise missiles of its nuclear force, state-run Xinhua news agency said – the latest indication that he is ...Read More »
Tag Archives: Threat of Chinese missile?
2012-11-13 ( from popularmechanics.com and by Joe Pappalardo) — The U.S. government is reporting that China, after decades of trying, is on the verge of fielding a true underwater leg of its nuclear deterrent, with new long-range missiles tipped with ...Read More »
2012-11-13 — Taiwan tested its longest range ship-to-ship missile within a month of China putting its first aircraft carrier into service, a report said Monday. Dubbed an “aircraft carrier killer”, the missile has a range of 400 kilometres (250 miles) ...Read More »
2012-11-08 — China appears to be within two years of deploying submarine-launched nuclear weapons, adding a new leg to its nuclear arsenal that should lead to arms-reduction talks, a draft report by a congressionally mandated U.S. commission says. China in ...Read More »
2012-10-01 — Recent years have seen growing attention to China’s fielding of so-called anti-access/area denial systems, including an increasing number of accurate conventional ballistic missiles to strike airbases and other facilities in the Western Pacific and anti-ship ballistic missiles to ...Read More »
2012-09-27 — In support of James’ excellent discussion of the likely contours of a U.S.-China conflict, it’s worth spending a bit of time to discuss how the PRC’s anti-access capabilities have come together. Much recent work has concerned the DF-21A ...Read More »