China has secretly built a major underground nuclear submarine base that could threaten Asian countries and challenge American power in the region, it can be disclosed.
Satellite imagery, passed to The Daily Telegraph, shows that a substantial harbour has been built which could house a score of nuclear ballistic missile submarines and a host of aircraft carriers.

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Links: www.telegraph.co.uk
By: neotrix
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@ 2008-05-02 16:17:15
Neat find neotrix.

The telegraph is treating this like some kind of breaking news though. (I imagine Drudge will headline it soon.)

GE Forums had this location disected and all the parts labeled back in July of 2006. So it isn't really that secret as the news is making it out to be.
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@ 2008-05-02 16:19:20
Ha! Just for laughs I went and looked and Drudge had a pointer to the article. :)
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@ 2010-11-14 13:49:46
Not much of a secret. Construction barges were there in the daylight. On the opposite side of the Peninsula is a public beach. On that side of the hill the Chinese constructed large air ducts to make working conditions tolerable until the base was completed. There were no fences to keep people out--only English-speaking 'peasants' to chase the curious foreigner away.--the foreigner
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