U.S. Says Chinese Sub That Can Hit U.S. on Patrol Soon

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  • First Jin-class sub to deploy by year's end, U.S. Says
  • JL-2 missile could hit all 50 U.S. states from east of Hawaii

A Chinese nuclear submarine designed to carry missiles that can hit the U.S. is likely to deploy before year’s end, the Pentagon said, adding to Obama administration concerns over China’s muscle-flexing in Asia.

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