Thursday, October 31, 2013

China Unveils It's Nuclear Submarine Fleet

China Flexes Muscle And Unveils Mystery Nuclear Sub Fleet -- Washington Times

China unveiled this week a fleet of nuclear submarines that has been shrouded in mystery and hidden for 40-plus years — a move seen by security experts as a show of force and confidence from a nation that’s aggressively pursuing the top spot on the world stage.

The submarines are older-generation models, part of the country’s secretive military program, The Daily Mail reported. The vessels are equipped with rocket launchers that can fire beneath the water.

China brought forth the fleet in a public ceremony that included demonstration missions from seamen off the coast of Qingdao, on the eastern coast. The seamen participated in safety drills, military combat simulations and training, The Daily Mail said.

Chinese naval ships and helicopters also participated in the drills.

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More News On China's Nuclear Submarine Fleet

China flexes muscles with show of submarine force -- AFP
China displays its rocket-firing nuclear submarines -- The Telegraph
China unveils fleet of nuclear submarines -- UPI
China's Nuclear Submarine Fleet Carries out Drill -- CRIEnglish
China showcases its nuclear submarine force -- CCTV
Photos of PLA nuclear submarine training revealed for first time -- Want China Times
China unveils N-submarine fleet -- Zee News
China displays nuclear submarine fleet for first time -- The Indian Express
China Nuclear Subs: State Media Publishes Footage of China’s Nuclear Fleet -- Epoch Times
China Showcases Nuclear Submarine Fleet -- Zachary Keck, The Diplomat

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