Chinese Nuclear Sub in Google Earth

Submarine near China in Google Earth Submarine near Japan in Google EarthHans Kristensen of the Federation of American Scientists has blogged he believes a sub found in satellite photos of Google Earth near Xiaopingdao Submarine Base south of Dalian is one of the new “JIN-class” nuclear submarines. You can see the submarine here in Google Earth.
Also, check an earlier post on a Chinese submarine base, and some other photos of submarines at sea in Google Earth.

About Frank Taylor

Frank Taylor started the Google Earth Blog in July, 2005 shortly after Google Earth was released. He worked in 3D graphics for many years and was very impressed with this exciting product. Frank left in 2009 to circumnavigate the earth by sailboat as part of the Tahina Expedition.



Comments

  1. I love these. Have you seen the missile in-flight in Utah? Do a quick search for 38.226772, -112.299053 and zoom in…

  2. the beatles new sinle
    RED SUBMARINE!!!!!!!!!! haha

  3. Cool find!
    Brett: That is not a missile, its a passenger jet with darker wings that makes them hard to see. Look closely and you will see them.

  4. Sorry but he wasn’t the first to find it. A member at GEH found it in december 2006.
    http://www.gearthhacks.com/dlfile22972/Chinese-missle-submarine.htm

  5. “I love these. Have you seen the missile in-flight in Utah? Do a quick search for 38.226772, -112.299053 and zoom in…”
    It’s not a missile. If you zoom in, you can see the wings and rear mounted engines of an airliner.

  6. i tryed looking for the missle in utah…
    a) couldnt fing it
    b) found a bouch of green circle thingys what the heck r those?

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