China’s Nuclear Forces Feeling U.S. Pressure

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China’s Nuclear Forces Feeling U.S. Pressure

Postby Batman on Sat Mar 21, 2015 1:34 am

A new UCS white paper on Chinese nuclear strategy indicates China’s military may increase alert levels in response to U.S. investments in missile defense and conventional prompt global strike technologies. Chinese military strategists believe the combination of these two technologies could permit a disabling U.S. first strike against China’s comparatively small nuclear force. Chinese military planners intend to counter this perceived U.S. threat with new early warning systems that would permit Chinese nuclear forces to launch on warning of an incoming U.S. nuclear attack.


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Re: China’s Nuclear Forces Feeling U.S. Pressure

Postby MajorG1000 on Tue Apr 07, 2015 2:55 pm

When I first came on Crew in 1980, China was included within the SIOP. We had to be granted overflight permission by the Soviet Union which I am sure would have been granted willingly and with a smile.
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