Friday, July 6, 2007

Top Secret Chinese Submarine On Google Earth

Just when you thought it was safe to hide a $3 billion piece of top secret nuclear hardware in the depths of the pacific ocean - Google Earth has to come along and expose you to the voyeuristic public.

According to sources, this image (veiwable on Google Earth) publicly reveals a previously rumored "Jin-Class" ballistic-missile submarine docked at a naval base in China.

Why is this important? Because among other state of the art doo-dads, this new sub apparently has 12 fully functional (nuclear capable) long range missile tubes.

Thanks Google for making me dive under my desk!

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1 comment:

Enrique Pappalardo said...

Interesting! Is there a source for this one?