People's Liberation Army Navy JL-2 is a 2nd -generation submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) which can carry single or multiple warheads nuclear warheads to 8000 km range.

Chinese JL-2 Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile (SLBM) will allow People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) to strike US targets like Alaska, Hawaii, Guam from from Chinese littoral waters.
Chinese JL-2 SLBM is based on the mobile land-based DF-31 solid propellant intercontinental ballistic missile. 
People's Liberation Army Navy may produce atleast 5 Type 094 Jin-class nuclear ballistic missile submarines (SSBN) which can carry 12 JL-2 SLBMs and has constructed an underwater submarine base for their nuclear submarine fleet on Hainan Island in the South China Sea.

New Chinese Type 094 (Jin-class) submarines can carry upto 12 JL-2 SLBMs.

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Williz said... April 24, 2012 at 7:20 PM

Compare to Americans Ohio class SSBN and Trident 2 D5 SLBM. China still has a long way to catch up.

Williz said... April 24, 2012 at 7:27 PM

By the way, India is catching up to China. China should speed up it's weapons modernization as well as development.

Anthony Maw said... January 18, 2016 at 8:42 AM

As long as it can touch the homeland of the enemy and the wives and children of would-be warrior aggressors the leadership of terrorist-aggressor nations need to think-twice about messing with China.