Chinese Ballistic Missile Models

This article is a companion piece to China's missile page.

Name: Dong Feng-2
Other names: DF-2, CSS-1, 东风-2
Type: Ballistic
Length: 20.6 m
Diameter: 1.65 m
Payload: 12 kt or 3 Mt
Range: 1,050 km
Status: Decommissioned

Sources:
“DF-2/-2A (CSS-1),” Missile Threat, 26 October 2012, missilethreat.com.

"DF-2/ CSS-1," Fedeation of American Scientists, 10 June 1998, http://fas.org.

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Name: Dong Feng-3
Other names: DF-3, CSS-2, 东风-3
Type: Ballistic
Length: 21.2 m
Diameter: 2.25 m
Payload: 1-3 Mt
Range: 2,800 km
Status: Deployed

Source: 
“DF-3 (CSS-2),” Jane’s Strategic Weapon Systems, IHS Jane’s, 7 May 2014, http://janes.ihs.com.

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Name: Dong Feng-4
Other names: DF-4, CSS-3, 东风-4
Type: Ballistic
Length: 28.05 m
Diameter: 2.25 m
Payload: 1-3 Mt
Range: 5,400 km
Status: Deployed

Source: 
“DF-4 (CSS-3),” Jane’s Strategic Weapon Systems, IHS Jane’s, 3 December 2014, http://janes.ihs.com. ________________________________________________________________________________________

Name: Dong Feng-5
Other names: DF-5, CSS-4, 东风-5
Type: Ballistic
Length: 36 m
Diameter: 3.35 m
Payload: Single 1‐3 Mt or 4 MIRV 500 kt
Range: 12,000+ km
Status: Deployed

Sources: 

Office of the Secretary of Defense, "Annual Report to Congress: Military and Security Developments Involving the People's Republic of China 2015," 7 April 2015, www.defense.gov.

Jeffrey Lewis, Paper Tigers: China's Nuclear Posture (New York: Routledge, 2014). 

Michael R. Gordon and Steven Lee Myers, "Risk of Arms Race Seen in U.S. Design of Missile Defense," The New York Times, 27 May 2000, www.nytimes.com.

“DF-5,” Jane’s Strategic Weapon Systems, IHS Jane’s, 12 August 2014, http://janes.ihs.com. 

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Name: Dong Feng-31
Other names: DF-31, CSS-10 Mod 1, 东风-31
Type: Ballistic
Length: 13 m
Diameter: 2 m
Payload: Single 1‐3 Mt or 3‐5 MIRV selectable 20‐150 kt
Range: 8,000 km
Status: Deployed

Sources: 
“DF-31,” Jane’s Strategic Weapon Systems, IHS Jane’s, 6 October 2014, http://janes.ihs.com. 

“Strategic Weapon Systems: Jane’s Sentinel Security Assessment – China And Northeast Asia," IHS Jane’s, 14 October 2014, janes.ihs.com.

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Name: Julang-1
Other names: JL-1, CSS-N-3, 巨浪-1
Type: Ballistic
Length: 10.7 m
Diameter: 1.4 m
Payload: 200-500 kt
Range: 2,150 km
Status: Deployed

Source: 
“JL-1/-21,” Jane’s Strategic Weapon Systems, IHS Jane’s, 9 December 2013, http://janes.ihs.com. 

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