Local 16, United States, "Union of Concerned Scientists" (UCS) released a report that China can not have the same number of nuclear weapons and the United States has no intention to do so.
The U.S. overestimates the strength of Chin'a nuclear weapons
This is named "China's nuclear arsenal: Status and Development" report pointed out that China's nuclear power development goal is to respond to attacks can save the power of timely and fight back, rather than focus on the offensive end, enhance their ability to attack.
"Union of Concerned Scientists," Gregory Likulake China program director, said some U.S. Congressmen and intelligence officers to overestimate China's nuclear capability, they believe that China's rapid modernization of nuclear weapons is going through the process and seek with the United States has the same number of nuclear weapons, but it is not.
The report notes that China, unlike the United States as his own warheads deployed on missiles, but these warheads are stored in various places, until ready to launch when the missile warhead installation will go up.
The report also said that China has about 155 nuclear warheads for six land-based missiles, of which approximately 50 to reach the U.S. mainland, while the United States has more than 1,700 deployed nuclear warheads, missiles can reach China.
The report also believes that because the manufacture of nuclear weapons materials - plutonium is limited, China can not significantly expand its nuclear arsenal, so that China can not have the same number of nuclear weapons and the United States, in addition, China's limited nuclear test has prevented their development and deployment of newer, smaller warheads.
Aircraft carriers and UAV combat Chinese Navy
In addition to this report, the U.S. media has also exposed the "U.S. drone aircraft carrier to be deployed in Asia," the news caused widespread concern in the outside world because the U.S. this is considered to counter rising Chinese military power.
U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates visited China earlier this year coincides with J -20 "the first public test flight" by the U.S. media interpreted as a Chinese intentional. Therefore, Chen Bingde exposed during his visit and his party's message is that the UAV is intended for the Chinese.
U.S. Seventh Fleet Commander Siketefan - Booth Cork in the U.S. media will be disclosed, the U.S. aircraft carrier being developed UAV could be deployed in the Asian region. Although he did not name China, but military analysts believe that this carrier-based unmanned aerial vehicles to counter the rise of the Chinese navy, especially in the West as "carrier killers," the wind 21D missiles.
Booth Kok said: "No aircraft system has a huge offshore potential is especially useful to improve our intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operational capacity, and will increase our ability to rapidly strike targets."
According to reports, the U.S. military machine now has funding of about $ 636,000,000, but the aircraft into combat in order to also take a long time for various tests.