Monday, September 3, 2012

Chinese Type 092 (Xia Class) Nuclear Submarine

Chinese 092 Xia nuclear submarine can carry upto 12 two-stage JL-1A submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBM) with maximum range of 2,500 kilometers.

  Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy is now introducing new-generation Type 094 (Jin class) nuclear powered submarine.

The development of the JL-1 submarine launched ballistic started in 1967 and it was tested from the submarine for the first time on 12 October 1982 from a Project 629 Golf class, diesel electric ballistic missile submarine.



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