Military Affairs

Nuclear-capable intercontinental missiles bring climax to parade

Updated: 2009-10-01 14:52

Nuclear-capable intercontinental missiles bring climax to parade
Nuclear missiles are displayed during a military parade in celebration of the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, in Beijing, October 1, 2009. [Xinhua]

BEIJING: China's National Day military parade culminated in the final staging of giant nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missiles Thursday.

The camouflaged nuclear weapon rode on 18 launch vehicles.

Each vehicles had 20 wheels, carrying the "remarkable symbol" of China's defense muscle.

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