These designs were later passed to Libya by the A.Q. The agreement at the core of the dispute is the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, which was concluded in 1996. 13:07 GMT China Concerned as US Mulls First Nuclear Test Since 1992, Foreign Ministry Says 13:04 GMT Mysterious Pigeon With ‘Coded’ Ring on Foot Nabbed Along Indo-Pak Border in Kashmir 12:59 GMT Indian Telecom Operators Urge Gov’t to Finalise 5G Game Plan Before UN Body’s June Meeting On 16 October 1964, the People’s Republic of China conducted its first nuclear test, making it the fifth nuclear-armed state after the United States, the Soviet Union, Britain and France.


The List of nuclear weapons tests is a listing of the Chinese nuclear tests conducted from 1964 through 1996.

Nuclear weapons testing is the act of experimentally and deliberately firing one or more nuclear devices in a controlled manner pursuant to a military, scientific or technological goal. Khan network, and discovered by IAEA inspectors in 2004 after then President Muammar Qadhafi renounced his nuclear weapons program and allowed inspectors to examine related facilities. 16 October 1964 - First Chinese nuclear test The first Chinese test had a yield of 22 kilotons. China provided Pakistan with a nuclear bomb design (used in China's October 1966 nuclear test).

The Communist Chinese government could be conducting secret, low-powered nuclear tests despite claiming that it was honoring an international agreement banning all nuke testing. Most listings of the Chinese tests show 45 tests in the series with 45 devices, with 23 tests being atmospheric. China may have secretly set off low-level underground nuclear test explosions despite claiming to observe an international pact banning such blasts, the U. China may have secretly set off low-level underground nuclear test explosions despite claiming to observe an international pact banning such blasts, the U.S. State Department said in a report on Wednesday that could US concerns about Beijing’s possible breaches of a “zero yield” standard for test blasts have been prompted by activities at China’s Lop Nur nuclear test site throughout 2019, the State Department report said