CHINA will unveil "the ultimate weapon of the day of fate" on Tuesday during one of the nation's largest military parades, alarming reports say.
The super-nucleus is expected to occupy the center stage of a huge arms showcase that takes place in Tiananan Beijing Square to mark 70 years of communist rule.
Dongfeng-41, is an intercontinental ballistic a 7,600 mph rocket that is said to have the farthest range of any nuclear missile and can reach the United States in 30 minutes.
The Chinese government is keen to assert its dominance in Asia, and especially in Southeastern China. building a militarized island in international waters.
And his clear message to the US is that it is approaching, ever before, its compliance with military power.
A spokesman for the Department of Defense recently. said Beijing had no intention of "flexing its muscles" but instead wanted to show "a peaceful and responsible China."
The high-profile parade will include 15,000 troops, more than 160 aircraft and 580 military equipment, according to Department of Defense spokesman Major General Chai Jijun.
Supersonic drone, hypersonic rocket and robot submarine can be displayed to anyone.
But all eyes will be captured on whether the huge Dongfeng 41 (DF-41) rocket rolls across Tiananmen Square will be his debut public appearance.  Many new weapons "will be shown for the first time," Kai told reporters last week. Asked if this would include DF-41, Kai replied, "Please wait and see."
No details have been published about the DF-41, but the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington said it may have the world's most longer range of 15,000 kilometers.
US nuclear missiles fall a few thousand kilometers short of this.
Analysts claim that the DF-41, flying at 25 times the speed of sound, can reach the US in 30 minutes with up to 10 warheads for separate purposes.
China's current rocket, the main Dongfeng-31 rocket – Dongfeng means "east wind" – has a range of over 11,200 kilometers, which puts most of the continental United States within range.
A version of this story originally appeared on news.com.au.