Researcher spots China's new nuclear sub on Google Earth

July 2007
East-Asia-Intel Reports;7/4/2007, p4
The article reports on the new nuclear ballistic missile submarine seen on Google Earth by a researcher. Hans M. Kristensen, director of the Nuclear Information Project at the Federation of American Scientists (FAS), spotted the images, photographed by the commercial Quickbird satellite in late 2006. One photo is of what is apparently the new Type 094 Jin-class SSBN at the Xiaopingdao base near Dalian, China.


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