China is mobilizing its supersonic nuclear missile that could reach US territory & # 39; after Admiral Beijing had urged two American aircraft carriers to sink to protect the South China Sea
- DF-26 rocket with nuclear capacity is the main weapon of Beijing against Washington
- It has been mobilized by the Rocket Force, according to Chinese state media
- The move is in response to an American destroyer who sailed the South China Sea
- A retired admiral has urged Beijing to sink two American aircraft carriers
Beijing has reportedly mobilized its supersonic nuclear missile DF-26 after an American destroyer sailed the disputed waters in the South China Sea earlier this week.
The medium to long-range rocket, also known as Dongfeng-26, is capable of reaching the American territory and sinking aircraft carriers, according to previous reports from China.
The news came after a retired Chinese admiral recently insisted that Beijing sank two US aircraft carriers and kill about 10,000 US sailors to intimidate Washington during trade war and territorial disputes.
DF-26 is reportedly capable of reaching the territory of the United States and sinking aircraft carriers. The missiles take part in a military parade on Tiananmen Square in Beijing in 2015
Beijing's official media reported earlier that the powerful rocket could reach Guam, a territory of the United States about 2,000 miles away from the Chinese coast, and was the main weapon of China
DF-26 is by the Chinese media as the & # 39; Guam Killer & # 39; billed because it is reportedly able to reach Guam, a territory of the United States about 2,000 miles away from the Chinese coast.
The rocket was developed and built exclusively by Chinese engineers and was commissioned by the Rocket Force of People & # 39; s Liberation Army last April, according to People & # 39; s Daily Online.
China's central television station claimed that DF-26 was capable of transporting nuclear warheads and achieving "significant targets on land and medium to large ships at sea with precision."
The state channel welcomed the nuclear missile as the main weapon of Beijing against the United States.
Footage released by China Central Television Station shows soldiers at the Rocket Force of People & # 39; s Liberation Army getting ready to drive a truck that is believed to be carrying DF-26 & # 39; s
A close-up of the truck believed to be carrying the DF-26 missiles in China
The a far-reaching, anti-ship-ballistic missile has been mobilized to the northwest of China's plateau and desert areas, according to China's official news broadcast in a report from yesterday.
A video released by Central Television Station today shows soldiers at the Rocket Force operating the DF-26 missiles.
It is said that the mobilization is a reaction to an American ship that has broken the Chinese territory in the South China Sea on Monday & # 39 ;. China gave a "strict & # 39; warning to the United States about the issue
The USS McCampbell, a guided missile destroyer, sailed 12 nautical miles from the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea on Monday, causing an angry response from Beijing
Paracel islands, known in China as the Xisha archipelago, are controlled by Peking but also claimed by Vietnam and Taiwan. China also claims Taiwan as part of its territory
USS McCampbell, an American guided missile destroyer, sailed within 12 nautical miles of the Paracel Islands, known in China as the Xisha Archipelago.
A group of more than 30 islands in the South China Sea, the Paracel Islands are controlled by China, but are also claimed by Vietnam and Taiwan. China also claims Taiwan as part of its territory.
Last month, the retired Chinese admiral Luo Yuan reported at a summit in China that Beijing would sink two American aircraft carriers that could kill 10,000 soldiers.
The retired Chinese admiral Luo Yuan (photo) allegedly called Beijing to sink American ships
The son of a former Chinese official claimed that it could be a good solution for the China-US. trade war and disputes over the South China Sea.
Admiral Luo quoted that China would hit the United States at the weakest point and "where America is most afraid of people dying."
He also said that China should spend more on developing deadly weapons, such as the DF-21 and DF-26 missiles.
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The DF-21 rocket from China has a firing distance of up to 3.126 km and is the killer of an aircraft carrier & # 39; called.
The rocket is potentially capable of sinking an American Nimitz-class aircraft carrier into a single attack, media have claimed.
The DF-10 missile, on the other hand, is the best-performing long-range cruise missile in the world, according to the Chinese news site Sina.com.
Sina said the 990-pound (450kg) weapon could reach a maximum distance of 2,242 miles (2,000km) and could reach Japan and Taiwan if it was fired from the interior of China.