This could be the teasing of a Hollywood blockbuster… But no, the video of a simulated attack by H-6 bombers with nuclear capacity on what appears to be the American air base of Andersen on the island of Guam in the Pacific was broadcast by the Chinese military.
This is a thinly veiled threat sent to the United States.
“We are the defenders of the air security of the homeland.
We have the mission and the capacity to always defend the security of the skies of the fatherland ”, warned the Chinese air force in the description of the video…
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In recent days, Chinese forces have been carrying out military maneuvers near the Taiwan Strait when, for the first time in 40 years, a high-ranking member of the US State Department is visiting Taiwan.
An island that Beijing considers an integral part of its territory.
"The god of war"
In the video of just over two minutes, soberly titled "God of War H-6K goes on the attack!"
», Nuclear-capable bombers take off from a desert area.
Shortly after, the pilot fires a missile on an unidentified airstrip… Big explosion, plume of smoke… Mission successful, return to base.
The catch is that the satellite photo of the bombed base looks like the US air base at Andersen on the Pacific Island of Guam.
A strategic base in the event of conflict in the Asia Pacific region which houses major US military installations.
This is not the first time that the Chinese military has engaged in this type of simulation.
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At the end of July, the Chinese army had organized a bombing exercise over the South China Sea, an area under high diplomatic tension.
A squadron of long-range bombers had flown over this area, where the equivalent of 5,000 billion goods passes every year.
A deployment which took place after the arrival in this area of a group of American aircraft carriers.