Korean media have speculated that China will respond to South Korean missile test-firing exercises Dongfeng 21D
PLA Second Artillery Corps, the new DF-21C in the long-range conventional missiles. Xinhua News Agency reporter Xu Yushe
Global Network reporter Li Zongze reports, news that China will test new wind 21D anti-ship ballistic missiles. In response, South Korean media said China’s move is in response to U.S. nuclear-powered aircraft carrier in the Yellow Sea and South China Sea to participate in joint military exercises.
According to Korea, “Chosun Ilbo,” Aug. 16 news, China National Radio (online edition) reported that China Aerospace Science and Industry Group will test “under the country’s major weapons projects weapons.” Although not clear that it will test what weapon, but posted a picture of medium-range ballistic missile Dongfeng 21C, 21D and east belong to the same series. Previously, many European and American media said that China has completed development work Dongfeng 21D and will be tested this year. The Chinese government neither positive nor negative. Diplomatic sources have speculated that China’s intent to do so is to send aircraft carrier to participate in joint military exercises the United States issued a warning.