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August 18, 2015
Chinese motorists spot new missile transport and launch vehicle
Moscow, Russia (Sputnik) Aug 14, 2015
Pictures have surfaced of what is believed to be the largest ever Chinese military vehicle for transporting and launching missiles. Transporter Erector Launcher (TEL) vehicles are used to quickly transport and fire surface-to-air, cruise and ballistic missiles. Chinese drivers have recently spotted a new version of the vehicle, which appears similar to the military's standard TEL, except that the latest model is "much, much larger," according to Popular Science. "There's an extended section ... read more

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