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DF-2 displayed at People's Army Museum, Beijing
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Family: Long March. Country: China. Status: Hardware.
First Chinese IRBM, the DF-2 was launched in 1966 with a 20 kt warhead from Shaunchengtzu, 800 km to Lop Nor, where the warhead successfully exploded.
1966 Oct 27 - Launch Site: Jiuquan .
- 87 - Natural Resources Defense Council, Nuclear Weapons Databook 5: British, French and Chinese Nuclear Weapons, Ballinger Publishing, 1990.
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