Which of the following countries has developed the Julang-2 (JL2) ballistic missile? [A]Japan [B]China [C]Russia [D]North Korea
The JL-2 (“Giant Wave 2”) is a Chinese second-generation intercontinental-range submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM). The JL-2 missile is expected to provide China with its first credible sea-based nuclear deterrent. The expected operational range of the missile (up to 14,000 km or 8,699 miles) will allow it to reach Alaska, Hawaii, Guam, Russia, and India and the continental United States from Chinese littoral waters.