13 Jun '18, 12pm

China conducted the 10th test flight of its DF-41 intercontinental ballistic missile on 27 May

China conducted the 10th test flight of its DF-41 intercontinental ballistic missile on 27 May

China conducted the 10th test flight of its DF-41 intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on 27 May, according to a 5 June report by The Washington Free Beacon website. Citing unnamed US defence officials the report states that the missile was launched from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in China’s northern Shanxi Province, impacting several thousand kilometres to the west in the Gobi Desert. While the test launch has not been confirmed by official Chinese sources, a number of media outlets, including the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) English-language website, China Military Online, have reported the story by the US website. According to Jane’s Strategic Weapons , the DF-41 (CSS-X-20) is a three-stage, solid-propellant missile that has a maximum range between 12,000 and 15,000 km. The ICBM has a payload capacity of about 2,500 kg and may carry up to 10 multiple ind...

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Expert: Chinese DF-41 ICBM close to commissioning Source China Military Online | Editor Huang Panyue | Time 2018-06-08 An ...