The DF-26 is a next generation intermediate-range ballistic missile that takes its nickname from the fact the US island of Guam is within its striking distance. Photo: Xinhua

Next stop Guam? China shows off its next generation DF-41 and DF-26 ballistic missiles

  • Beijing announces second-strike exercise involving an ICBM capable of hitting any point on the US or Russian mainland
  • State broadcaster releases first ever footage of ‘Guam killer’ DF-26 intermediate-range missile in action
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The DF-26 is a next generation intermediate-range ballistic missile that takes its nickname from the fact the US island of Guam is within its striking distance. Photo: Xinhua
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Lee Jeong-ho

Lee Jeong-ho

Lee Jeong-ho reports on China's diplomacy for the Post. He also covers East Asian security and defence stories. Before joining the Post he was with the South Korean Air Force and News1 Korea. He has a bachelor's degree in media and communications and Chinese studies from Sydney University and a master's of international studies in Chinese area studies from Seoul National University.