Chinese Nuclear-Armed Submarine Surfaces Near Taiwan

Xiaohua Li
By Xiaohua Li
June 19, 2024China in Focus

Taiwan’s defense minister said on Tuesday that they have a grasp of the situation after pictures appeared online of a Chinese nuclear submarine surfacing in the sensitive Taiwan Strait. The submarine is believed to be a Jin-class submarine, which is capable of launching ballistic missiles with nuclear warheads.

NTD spoke with Taiwan-based expert Brad Good, founder of The China Declaration and author of “The China Affairs,” for insight into the current mood on the island.