Reports of U.S. officials, it became clear that China conducted the first test launch of the newest intercontinental ballistic missile, which will be the first strategic missile Beijing with multiple warheads.
Flight test road-mobile DF-41 ICBMs held on July 24 and has given rise to new challenges in the midst of the U.S. military and intelligence agencies because of the growth of China’s missile threat, uttered officials familiar with the message on the test start.
According to their estimates, the DF-41 missiles can become a first strike nuclear capability due to their mobility, range, accuracy defeat also multiply-charged warhead.
In addition to the lower-range ICBM, known as the DF-31 and DF-31A, and which is said to focus on India and Russia, brand new ICBM on views of American officials, designed to strike at several U.S. nuclear warheads at once.
China announced that it would not use nuclear weapons first, and that its nuclear forces are created for the counterstrike against nuclear attack on his country.
DF-41 test casts swing so no first use policy referred to nuclear weapons, they say officials.
American intelligence analysts suspect that the DF-41 ICBM based on Russian mobile missile, known as the SS-27, and Russian missile development, either stolen or acquired by Chinese spies.
Georgetown Institute Dr. Philip Carbury (Phillip Karber), dealing with the research of nuclear programs from China, said that the test DF-41 could mean a severe jolt assessment study abilities of China’s strategic nuclear forces.