July 22, 2024



Satellite images show China is building more than 100 ‘nuclear missile silos’ in the desert

Daily Mail.com

China has begun construction on more than 100 missile silos for intercontinental ballistic missiles in a desert near the northwestern city of Yumen, experts have said.

Researchers at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies in Californiahave obtained commercial satellite images that they say show the construction of the silos underway.

The images show 119 nearly identical construction sites that the analysts say mirror features seen at existing launch facilities for China’s arsenal of nuclear-tipped ballistic missiles, according to The Washington Post.

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