Uncovering China’s vast network of nuclear weapon tunnels


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Students at Georgetown University have uncovered details about China’s vast network of nuclear weapon tunnels.

According to a report by state-run CCTV, China had more than 3,000 miles of tunnels — roughly the distance between Boston and San Francisco — including deep underground bases that could withstand multiple nuclear attacks.

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2 comments

  • haha we need to close the mineshaft gap!

  • Chris Kirkendall

    Not to put too serious a spin on it, but it does undermine (no pun intended) our strategic thinking. If we’ve assumed China had only a limited number of nukes & delivery sytems, but the numbers are actually much larger, that’s cause for concern…

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