Aug 4, 2014

China confirms new generation long range missiles

China has acknowledged the existence of a new intercontinental ballistic missile said to be capable of carrying multiple nuclear warheads as far as the United States.
A military facility in the province was developing Dongfeng-41 (DF-41) missiles.
The DF-41 is designed to have a range of 12,000 kilometers (7,500 miles).
It is “possibly capable of carrying multiple independently targetable re-entry vehicles”, the US Defense Department said in a report in June, referring to a payload of several nuclear warheads.
China’s military is highly secretive, there had not been previously acknowledged the existence of the DF-41.

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