China Test Fires JL-3 SLBM

China Test Fires JL-3 SLBM

On June 2, the Chinese People’s Liberation Army-Navy (PLAN) test fired the JL-3 submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) in Bohai Bay. The June launch is the second known test of the…

UN Panel Finds Chinese Missiles, UAVs in Libya

UN Panel Finds Chinese Missiles, UAVs in Libya

UN experts are currently investigating the use of Chinese-made missiles and drones after they identified a Chinese-made Blue Arrow air-to-surface missile and the probable use of a Wing Loong unmanned…

Russia Sends Replacement S-400 Missiles to China

Russia Sends Replacement S-400 Missiles to China

On April 30, Russia’s TASS news agency reported that the country has sent new S-400 Triumf missiles to China to replace those damaged in transit in December 2017. According to…

China Releases Footage of DF-26 Launch

China Releases Footage of DF-26 Launch

On January 23, China Central Television (CCTV) released footage of the People’s Liberation Army Rocket Force (PLARF) launching two DF-26 IRBMs in a live-fire exercise. Chinese missile experts suggested the…

Taiwanese Navy Video Shows Hsiung Feng III Sea Launch

Taiwanese Navy Video Shows Hsiung Feng III Sea Launch

On January 1, the Taiwanese Navy released a promotional video entitled “Toward 2019,” showing the first public footage of its Hsiung Feng III antiship missile launching from a Tuo Chiang-class…

China Conducts BMD Test with S-400

China Conducts BMD Test with S-400

Reports in late December suggest China conducted its first ballistic intercept test of the Russian-made S-400 Triumf (SA-21 “Growler”) in November at an undisclosed location. The S-400 reportedly intercepted a…

China Flight Tests New JL-3 SLBM

China Flight Tests New JL-3 SLBM

On November 24, China’s Navy conducted its first flight test of the JL-3 submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM). The test took place in the Bohai Sea and, according to one report,…