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Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)

Xiao Qaidam [Hsiao-ch'ai-tan / Smaller Tsaidam]
3731'N 9525'E

The Smaller Tsaidam (Xiao Qaidam) site is presumably organised similar to the nearby Larger Tsaidam deployment and launch site, which has two missiles stored horizontally in tunnels near the launch pad with Fuel and oxidiser is stored in separate tunnels with lines to the launch pad. According to the International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) in Washington DC, nuclear missiles are stationed in Small Tsaidam and are only moved to Large Tsaidam in times of emergency. Xiao Qaidam (which may actually be located at 3726'N 9508'E) is one of five location at which a total of between 10 and 20 DF-4s were deployed as of early 1998.

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