Defence Notes

US withdrawal from INF upsets China

30th October 2018 - 23:37 GMT | by Wendell Minnick in Taipei

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Since the 1988 signing of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) between the Soviet Union and US, the Cold War agreement abolished all nuclear and conventional missiles both for short-range (500–1,000km) and intermediate-range (1,000–5,500 km) missiles. The treaty did not apply to sea-launched missiles.

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