Sea vessels

China's Jin-Class nuclear submarines: How do they compare to other subs?

China's ballistic missile submarines have been upgraded with a new generation of long-range missiles capable of hitting the US from Chinese waters.

The Jin-Class (Type 094) nuclear-powered attack submarine is dedicated to launching nuclear weapons and now carries 12 JL-3 Submarine Launched Ballistic Missiles (SLBMs), with a striking range of between 7,200km and 9,000km.

Watch the video to see how the Jin-Class, armed with its new ballistic missiles, compare to other submarine classes in use by militaries across the world.

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