Earlier this year in January, state media touted the unveiling of a new type of submarine-launched ballistic missile which it called "the world's most powerful weapon" at a military parade overseen by Kim Jong-un.Analysis of the images by experts from The Stimson Center think tank and posted on the 38 North web site suggest the new vessel "may be nearing completion or is ready to be rolled out and launched in the near future".
The Department of Defence will choose a "strategic industry partner" which will be contracted to operate the manufacturing facility."It’s an imperative we now proceed with the creation of a sovereign guided weapons capability as a priority."
Some body is asking for a couple of special delivery Mk82s.....
Chinese ship to Filipino aircraft in West PH Sea: 'Leave immediately, keep out'
That implies them having bases in the area of operations. I guess the Pakistanis are going to get more "tenants" at Gwadar and or there are going to be a lot of "port visits" to Bandar Abbas and Chahbaher......
War on the Rocks
Chinese analysts and government entities are increasingly calling for some form of Indian Ocean force that can protect and project China's interests
I would not be surprised to see a "formal" Chinese navy base established in PakistanThat implies them having bases in the area of operations. I guess the Pakistanis are going to get more "tenants" at Gwadar and or there are going to be a lot of "port visits" to Bandar Abbas and Chahbaher......
JAPAN SCRAMBLES FIGHTER JETS AFTER FIVE CHINESE NAVY VESSELS PASS THROUGH THE MIYAKO STRAIT NEAR OKINAWA -NIKKEI
JAPAN'S KATO: WATCHING MOVEMENT OF CHINESE CARRIER NEAR OKINAWA