CSS-X-20 ICBM Weapon Systems // Nuclear/Biological/Chemical // Nuclear

Country of Origin: China

The Dong Feng 41 (East Wind, DF-41) is a new-generation Chinese intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) under development to narrow the technology and performance gap between Chinese, Russian and U.S. designs. It is designated the CSS-X-20 by Western analysts. Initial reports suggested that the DF-41 was a three-stage solid-propellant rocket created by the addition of a larger third-stage to the DF-31 ICBM. Unlike the DF-31, the DF-41 can be wider because it is not constrained...


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