China test fired new missiles

China has conducted a number of weapons tests, which included the launch of a new missile type in the northeastern Bohai Sea close to the Korean Peninsula, the Information Bureau of China’s Ministry of National Defense announced on May 9.

Speculations about the missiles test fired range from
* a new variant of the intermediate-range DF-26 ballistic missile, the DF-26B
* a new submarine-launched ballistic missile dubbed the JL-3
* a DF-21D medium range ballistic missile