Escalation / Destabilization Conflict

China reveals its ability to nuke the US: Government boasts about new submarine fleet capable of launching warheads at cities across the nation

  • State-run  media claims the Chinese military has missiles capable of hitting cities all  across the U.S.
  • China’s  submarine fleet currently is on ‘routine patrol.’
  • According  to Chinese media, this is the first time  China has possessed ‘effective underwater nuclear deterrence against the United  States’

By  Daily Mail Reporter

PUBLISHED: 08:33 EST, 2  November 2013 |  UPDATED: 08:37 EST, 2 November 2013

The Chinese government has revealed for the first time that it has nuclear submarines capable of attacking cities throughout the United States.

Last week, state-run Chinese news agencies –  such as China Central TV, the People’s Daily, the Global Times, the PLA Daily,  the China Youth Daily and the Guangmin Daily – ran identical reports about the  ‘awesomeness’ of the People’s Liberation Army’s submarine force.

‘This is the first time in 42 years since the  establishment of our  navy’s strategic submarine force that we reveal on such a  large scale  the secrets of our first-generation underwater nuclear force,’ the  Global Times said in a lengthy article titled ‘China for the First Time  Possesses Effective Underwater Nuclear Deterrence against the United  States.’

Deterrent: China's state-run media has reported that it now has subs capable of launching nuclear weapons at the United States  

Deterrent: China’s state-run media has reported that it  now has subs capable of launching nuclear weapons at the United States

 

Chinese news agencies also reported on the  Army’s lethal intentions should it ever use the nuclear weapons the submarines  are capable of launching.

‘Because the Midwest states of the U.S. are  sparsely populated, in order to increase the lethality, [our] nuclear attacks  should mainly target  the key cities on the West Coast of the United States,  such as Seattle,  Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Diego,’ the Global Times  said. ‘The 12 JL-2 nuclear warheads carried by one single Type 094 SSBN can kill  and wound 5 million to 12 million Americans.

But West Coast cities aren’t the only  metropolitan areas in the U.S. that face the threat of a nuclear attack from the  Chinese, according to the country’s state-run media.

Patrol: The Chinese media says that the country's submarine fleet currently is on routine patrol 

Patrol: The Chinese media says that the country’s  submarine fleet currently is on routine patrol

 

‘If we launch our DF 31A ICBMs over the North  Pole, we can easily  destroy a whole list of metropolises on the East Coast and  the New  England region of the U.S., including Annapolis, Philadelphia, New  York, Boston, Portland, Baltimore and Norfolk, whose population accounts for  about one-eighth of America’s total residents,’ the Global Times  said.

The JL-2 missiles have a range of about 8,700  miles and could hit almost the entire continental U.S. with independently  targetable re-entry  vehicle warheads. The Type 094 Jin Class submarine was  developed in 2010 and is capable of launching 12 to 16 JL-2 missiles.

The Chinese submarine fleet reportedly is the  the second-largest in the world. According to Chinese media, the fleet includes  70 subs, 10 of which are nuclear powered. At least four of those subs are  capable of launching the JL-2 missiles.

Range: Missiles launched from the subs are capable of hitting cities throughout the United States 

Range: Missiles launched from the subs are capable of  hitting cities throughout the United States

 

Each of the reports from China’s state-run  media stressed that the PLA’s submarine fleet currently is on routine strategic  patrol, ‘which means that China for the first time has acquired the strategic  deterrence and second strike capability against the United States.’
‘Our JL-2 SLBMs have become the fourth type of Chinese nuclear missiles that threaten the continental United States, after our DF-31A, DF-5A and  DF-5B  ICBMs,’ said the Global Times

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  1. There is more to this than meets the eye. Only my thought…please feel free to disagree as long as you tell me why.
    We owe China so much $$…..he has made some kind of deal to get rid of a mass amount of people and he will blame it on China so he can have MORE control. He already gave them eminent domain in Idaho and some part of Texas (not sure where). He gave that responsibility to Clinton to make the deal so he could distance himself.

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