It has been reported by various media outlets that neutron bomb exists in China’s possession. This bomb might be used against invasion by the US.
It has been said that a neutron bomb has the ability to kill all US military personnel within the convoy of M1A2 Abrams main battle tank and M2A3 Bradley infantry fighting vehicles. The vehicles would not be significantly damaged.
Living tissue is lethally destroyed by a massive wave of neutron and gamma radiation that can penetrate armor or several feet of earth. The neutron bomb was manufactured during the Cold war in order to defy a potential Soviet invasion of Western Europe.
China has successfully developed neutron bomb and tested it for the first time on December 19, 1984. Another successful test of a neutron bomb was completed on September 29, 1988.