A nuclear-powered Type 094A Jin-class ballistic missile submarine of the Chinese PLA Navy. Photo: Reuters

Chinese missiles likely to cripple Asia-based US forces in event of conflict: report

  • Report by Australian researchers urged US allies such as Australia and Japan to revamp investment to prevent US military might from being eroded in the region
  • The report also detailed the prowess of the PLA Rocket Force, which is capable of making precision strikes as far from the mainland as Singapore
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A nuclear-powered Type 094A Jin-class ballistic missile submarine of the Chinese PLA Navy. Photo: Reuters
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Bhavan Jaipragas

Bhavan Jaipragas

Bhavan is Asia Correspondent for the SCMP, covering breaking news, politics, diplomacy, trade and Southeast Asian macroeconomic trends. His work for the Post's Asia desk also focuses on the region's multifaceted interactions with the United States and China. A Singapore native, Bhavan previously worked for Agence France-Presse.