Military vehicles carrying DF-41 ballistic missiles roll during a parade in Beijing in 2019. A new Pentagon report published on Wednesday said China’s nuclear arsenal has expanded faster than US military officials anticipated one year ago. Photo: AP
Military vehicles carrying DF-41 ballistic missiles roll during a parade in Beijing in 2019. A new Pentagon report published on Wednesday said China’s nuclear arsenal has expanded faster than US military officials anticipated one year ago. Photo: AP

China’s nuclear arsenal is expanding faster than US military officials anticipated one year ago, says Pentagon report

  • The report highlights growing concern in Washington about Beijing’s rush to build more nuclear weapons and other cutting-edge military technologies
  • Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff warns China’s recent advances in hyperspace missile technology represent a fundamental change in military balance of power

Topic |   US-China relations
Military vehicles carrying DF-41 ballistic missiles roll during a parade in Beijing in 2019. A new Pentagon report published on Wednesday said China’s nuclear arsenal has expanded faster than US military officials anticipated one year ago. Photo: AP
Military vehicles carrying DF-41 ballistic missiles roll during a parade in Beijing in 2019. A new Pentagon report published on Wednesday said China’s nuclear arsenal has expanded faster than US military officials anticipated one year ago. Photo: AP
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