Chinese nuclear ICBM launchers now outnumber U.S. totals

By Tony Bertuca / February 7, 2023 at 11:48 AM
The chief of U.S. Strategic Command has informed Congress that China has now surpassed the United States in its number of intercontinental ballistic missile launchers, though America still has the edge regarding the total number of ICBMs and nuclear warheads, according to a memo sent to senior lawmakers . Gen. Anthony Cotton, the head of STRATCOM, tells lawmakers in a memo dated Jan. 26 that, as of October 2022, the “number of land-based fixed and mobile ICBM launchers in China...

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