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China test fires its new ICBM, the Dongfeng 41 | Chinese Defence
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China test fires its new ICBM, the Dongfeng 41

The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) reported this week that they have successfully conducted the test firing of the new nuclear capable InterContinental Ballistic Missile, DongFeng-41 (DF-41).

The new development has raised the concerns of the American defence officials, who admit that the new Chinese missile is capable of targeting all the major cities in the US. Local media meanwhile reported that the US Ministry of Defence may accelerate the deployment of its proposed Asia-Pacific missile defence shield, taking in to account the new ballistic missile capabilities acquired by China.

According to Chinese sources, the missile test was conducted by the 2nd Artillery Corps of the Chinese Army, in a missile test range in the Western province of Xinjiang. The test was carried out on 24th of July this year. Chinese officials claimed that the latest test was conducted in order to check the Multiple Independently targetable Re-entry Vehicle (MIRV) capability of the DF-41. The MIRV technology will enable the Chinese side to attach multiple nuclear warheads to each of the missiles, making it extremely difficult for the missile defence systems to intercept them.

However, the Chinese Minister for National Defence, Liang Guanglie refuted allegations that the DF-41 was developed to target the American facilities. He claimed that the development of the missile will not target any specific country, and added that the only aim of China is to enhance its national security. Geng Yansheng, the official spokesperson of the Chinese defence ministry also reiterated the same, arguing that China does not possess a threat to the US.

China had recently tested a number of new and upgraded versions of its ballistic missiles, including the DF-5 and the DF-31A. The DF-5 is having an operational range of 9,300 miles, while the DF-31A is capable of striking targets as much as 7,500 miles away. The former uses a liquid-based fuel, while the latter operates on a solid fuel engine.

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  1. Super Power China says:

    Congratulations to Chinese engineers and its army but the real possible solution of finishing all problems is to kick out Americans USA and NATO inside Afghanistan which already created lot of problems inside Pakistan and Iran and same way they want inside Russia and china so by strong unity of china Russia Pakistan Iran all of these countries they can grow fast in different sectors and fields but in the presence of USA UK NATO parasites terrorists its impossible as they are already masters of capturing worlds resources oil hunger deploying army stealing economy and boosting pushing supporting india against china in different ways specially in the field of defense so china have no dominance in the region or world.

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