China is now in the process of modernizing its ballistic missile Submarine Fleet
Decades behind, China is now in the process of modernizing its ballistic missile submarine fleet to strengthen its nuclear deterrence capabilities. Can its new Type 096 submarines and JL-3 missiles compete with the U.S. Navy’s quieter Ohio class SSBNs and larger Trident II missiles?
WSJ compares China’s and the U.S.’s fleets and explains what impact each has on the global stage today.
0:00 Here’s how the U.S. and China’s nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines match up
0:46 Origins of U.S. and China’s SSBNs: Ohio-class vs. Jin Class
3:17 U.S. and China’s missile capability: Trident II vs. JL 3
5:45 U.S. and China’s plans for new SSBNs: Columbia class vs. Type 095
U.S. vs. China
This original video series explores the rivalry between the two superpowers’ competing efforts to develop the technologies that are reshaping our world.
Credit to : WSJ