China set to parade its ‘carrier-killer’ missile through Beijing – FT.com

Like an intercontinental ballistic missile, the DF-21D goes into orbit, but after re-entering the atmosphere it is capable of manoeuvring on to a target, making it theoretically capable of landing a large warhead on or near a moving ship. China can also make about 1,200 of them for the price of a single aircraft carrier, meaning they could easily overwhelm defensive countermeasures.

Source: China set to parade its ‘carrier-killer’ missile through Beijing – FT.com

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