China’s DF-41 long-range nuclear missile might go into service this year. Photo: SCMP Pictures

China’s top new long-range missile ‘may be deployed this year’, putting US in striking distance

‘World’s longest-range missile’ could be in service in PLA’s Rocket Force in Henan in 2016, report says

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China’s DF-41 long-range nuclear missile might go into service this year. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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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.