China Could Have 1,000 Nuclear Warheads Ready By 2030, Says Pentagon
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China Could Have 1,000 Nuclear Warheads Ready By 2030, Says Pentagon

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November 4, 2021

China is expanding its nuclear arsenal much more quickly than anticipated, narrowing the gap with the United States, the Pentagon said in a report published Wednesday.


New Delhi, 04 November2021

As per news report of NDTV, China could have 700 deliverable nuclear warheads by 2027, and could top 1,000 by 2030 -- an arsenal two-and-a-half times the size of what the Pentagon predicted only a year ago, according to the report.The People's Republic of China (PRC) "is investing in, and expanding, the number of its land-, sea-, and air-based nuclear delivery platforms and constructing the infrastructure necessary to support this major expansion of its nuclear forces."The assessment came in the US Department of Defense's annual report to Congress on Chinese military developments.

Source - NDTV

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