China Builds Missile Targets Shaped Like U.S. Aircraft Carrier, Destroyers in Remote Desert

The Chinese military has built targets in the shape of an American aircraft carrier and other U.S. warships in the¬†Taklamakan desert as part of a new target range complex, according to photos provided to USNI News by satellite imagery company Maxar. The full-scale outline of a U.S. carrier and at least two Arleigh Burke-class destroyers are part of the target range that has been built in the Ruoqiang region in central China. The site is near a former target range China used to test early versions of its so-called carrier killer DF-21D anti-ship ballistic missiles, according to press reports in … Continue reading China Builds Missile Targets Shaped Like U.S. Aircraft Carrier, Destroyers in Remote Desert