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Yes, China Has Missiles That Could Destroy the Navy’s Aircraft Carriers

What can be done?

Κey point: It is becoming increasingly difficult to counter China’s expanding sea claims, but with the right leadership its neighbors can push back.

  • James Holmes
  • The National Interest

Recently China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Rocket Force most likely tested a DF-21D or DF-26 anti-ship ballistic missile—sometimes know as “carrier-killers”—in the South China Sea.

Details remain sketchy, as Chinese spokesmen have remained close-mouthed about the exercise.

The test came on the…

Pentagon spokesman Lt. Col. Dave Eastburn told CNBC that this week’s…

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