China is developing new nuclear submarines China is developing new nuclear submarines

China is developing new nuclear submarines

China is developing new nuclear submarines

The Navy Recognition website, which specializes in military affairs, reported that China is developing a new generation of multi-use military nuclear submarines.

The website noted that "some Chinese social media pages recently circulated pictures showing a model of the latest Chinese Type-093B multi-use nuclear submarine, equipped with vertical missile launchers."

According to the site, the new submarines will be upgraded versions of the Type-093 submarines, of which American intelligence reports indicated that the Chinese army possesses six pieces. Each submarine is 107 meters long, and its water displacement is equivalent to 6 thousand tons. It is also armed with torpedoes and anti-missiles. For ships with a range of up to 300 km.

Experts at Navy Recognition assume that the new submarines may be armed with new YJ-21 anti-ship ballistic missiles, and these missiles will in the future become the main weapon of promising Chinese Type-55 destroyers.

Some websites indicated that the length of each of the new Type-093B submarines will be 126 meters, its width will be 11 meters, its water displacement will be equivalent to 6,200 tons, it can move at a speed of 30 nautical knots, and it will be equipped with missiles with a range of up to 2,500 kilometers.

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  1. It is signaling strategic shifts in Asia-Pacific maritime dynamics.

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