Type 096 submarine

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Type 096
Class overview
Name: Type 096
Operators:  People's Liberation Army Navy
Preceded by: Type 094
General characteristics
Type: SSBN
Propulsion: Nuclear reactor
Armament: JL-3(?) SLBMs.

The Type 096 is a projected class of ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) for China's People's Liberation Army Navy Submarine Force. The submarine is expected to begin construction in the early 2020's and be armed with the JL-3 SLBM.[1]

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  1. ^ "United States Office of the Secretary of Defense: Annual Report To Congress 2017" (PDF). Department of Defense. p. 24.