Beijing Victory Day Parade 2015
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Early warning aircraft formations and maritime reconnaissance aircraft
New DF-5B liquid-fuel ICBM
Can hit any target on earth
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|President Xi Jinping (front R) speaks to Russian President Vladimir Putin (front L) during a welcome dinner. (Reuters)|
DF-31 designed to carry a single 1-megaton thermonuclear weapon
It is a land-based variant of the submarine-launched JL-2.
It is operated by the Second Artillery Corps (SAC)
The menacing looks of the Dong Feng (or "east wind") DF-26 IRBM are matched by its nuclear delivery capability and 3,000-4,000-km range (1,800 to 2,500 miles), enough to strike U.S. bases on Guam. The combination has led defense media to nickname it the "Guam Killer."
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