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Monday, February 02, 2015

DF-21D ballistic missiles deployed to Guangdong: Kanwa

DF-21D ballistic missileTo stop US carrier groups from entering South China Sea waters, the Second Artillery Corps, China's strategic missile force, has recently deployed DF-21D anti-ship ballistic missiles to the southern province of Guangdong, according to the Canada-based Kanwa Defense Review.

The expansion of the Second Artillery Corps unit in Guangdong began in 2010, according to a report from the Pentagon. It has nine parking lots for the mobile launchers and an additional 13 lots for other vehicles.

The facilities apparently also contain a training field, office building and checkpost, according to a satellite photo.

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