A new study revealed explosive details of China’s race to develop weaponry that is virtually impossible to detect or defend against. Military scientists are sprinting toward advanced nanotechnology that would allow Beijing to target unsuspecting populations.
The report, “In the Shadows of Science: Unraveling China’s Invisible Arsenals of Nanoweapons,” was published in August by CCP BioThreats Initiative.
The nearly invisible technology, according to the report, would greatly expand China’s military options. These include “the delivery of biological, biochemical, and neurobiological weapons” to attack specific populations.
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These cutting-edge weapons are “designed to be discreet, hard to detect, and capable of inflicting significant damage on adversaries while avoiding direct confrontation.”
This nanotechnology has the trappings of a perfect delivery vehicle for biological agents.
The report minced no words in describing the threat posed by Beijing’s research and development. Rather, it concluded that these advancements present “new challenges to global security that are without historical precedent in human history.”
Nearly 20 years ago, German professor Jurgen Altmann warned of the incredible danger of unchecked development of nanotechnology as a weapon of war. He further predicted risks to arms control and global stability presented by the undetectable delivery of bioweapons.
Altmann emphasized the need to take regulatory steps to prevent the explosive spread of such weaponry. However, there is no such oversight for China’s military program.
Instead, the new report sounded the alarm that the combination of a “stockpile of chemical warfare agents coupled with advancements in nanotechnology” would have deadly consequences.
And the damage could be done with plausible deniability.
These minute delivery systems are small enough to avoid military detection, rendering finding proof of a deliberate attack nearly impossible. The weakening of the enemy would also be accomplished without direct military conflict, significantly reducing the risk of engagement.
With hypersonic capabilities, these weapons of war could be delivered to a target such as Taiwan with little to no chance of being intercepted. Countermeasures would be extremely difficult to implement, leaving Beijing’s adversaries critically exposed.
After all, there is strong evidence that COVID-19 originated intentionally or otherwise in a Chinese lab.
It is certainly feasible that the Chinese Communist Party would not hesitate to release something similar onto an enemy.