The PLA launched a version of the DF-26 anti-ship ballistic missile into the South China Sea on Wednesday. Photo: Xinhua The PLA launched a version of the DF-26 anti-ship ballistic missile into the South China Sea on Wednesday. Photo: Xinhua
The PLA launched a version of the DF-26 anti-ship ballistic missile into the South China Sea on Wednesday. Photo: Xinhua

Why China brought out the ‘aircraft-carrier killer’ to flex its military muscle

  • PLA test-fired four medium-range ballistic missiles in the South China Sea on Wednesday, according to US defence official
  • They included the DF-26B and DF-21D – types of weapons banned under the INF treaty, which Beijing wasn’t part of

Topic |   South China Sea
The PLA launched a version of the DF-26 anti-ship ballistic missile into the South China Sea on Wednesday. Photo: Xinhua The PLA launched a version of the DF-26 anti-ship ballistic missile into the South China Sea on Wednesday. Photo: Xinhua
The PLA launched a version of the DF-26 anti-ship ballistic missile into the South China Sea on Wednesday. Photo: Xinhua
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