The Long March 6 brought 20 small satellites to space with its successful launch late last month. Photo: Xinhua

Nuclear space race picks up pace: China unveils rocket capable of firing 20 nukes to defeat US missile shield

Successful debut of the Long March 6 puts President Xi Jinping in a better bargaining position with Washington on security, experts say

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The Long March 6 brought 20 small satellites to space with its successful launch late last month. Photo: Xinhua
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Minnie Chan

Minnie Chan

Minnie Chan is an award-winning journalist, specialising in reporting on defence and diplomacy in China. Her coverage of the US EP-3 spy plane crash with a PLA J-8 in 2001 near the South China Sea opened her door to the military world. Since then, she has had several scoops relating to China's military development. She has been at the Post since 2005 and has a master's in international public affairs from The University of Hong Kong.