China is pressing ahead with modernising its nuclear weapon delivery systems, including the DF-26 intermediate-range ballistic missile that is fitted with a nuclear warhead. Photo: Xinhua

China adds to nuclear arsenal amid military modernisation drive

Country now has 280 warheads, according to think tank, which calls nuclear states’ renewed focus on deterrence and capacity ‘a very worrying trend’

Topic |   China's military weapons

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China is pressing ahead with modernising its nuclear weapon delivery systems, including the DF-26 intermediate-range ballistic missile that is fitted with a nuclear warhead. Photo: Xinhua
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