USAF Secretary Warns Of Revived 60-Year-Old Chinese Nuclear Weapon

China's rocket based three-stage version of the DF-5
China attempted to field a FOBS in the early 1970s with a rocket based on a three-stage version of the DF-5.
Credit: CCTV
Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall has warned that China may seek to revive a 55-year-old concept for a missile that can deliver a nuclear payload from space or near-space on a “back door” trajectory via the Southern Hemisphere. The sudden warning made on Sept. 20 at the Air Force Association’s (AFA)...

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