Satellite photos show China is building 5 more nuclear submarines

Planet Lab satellite photos reveal that two of China’s four JIN (or 094)-class subs are undergoing maintenance or repairs at the Bohai shipyard. Three submarines are being built at Longpo and two subs are being built at the Bohai shipyard.

Analysts Catherine Dill and colleague Jeffrey Lewis found that China had one more nuclear submarine in development than previously believed. This was reported by Patrick Tucker at Defense One.

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