Tactical and strategic Missile Operator Rocket Force of the Chinese Army People’s Liberation Army conducted a pseudo test of an intercontinental ballistic missile. Intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) against an imaginary target from an underground bunker. China Central Television (CCTV) has reported this, but did not give any information about the location and time of the test.
Three years ago, the PLA had formed a rocket force, according to President Xi Jinping accelerating the effort to modernize the world’s largest Chinese army, with 2 million military personnel. It was formed by cutting it off from the second artillery core and it works in conjunction with the Strategic Support Force. The main function of the Strategic Support Force is to provide navigational and cyber technology support.
According to China’s official newspaper Global Times, China’s ground-based ICBM has a mortal potential of 12,000 kilometers and it can distinguish US-based targets. While disclosing the ICBM test, CCTV said that in such a closed environment, such training is regular practice for the soldiers so that the ability of the rebel can be ensured in the event of war. Military expert and television commentator Song Jongping told that China’s strategic missiles are generally in deep and safe bunkers.