Speculations about the missiles test fired range from
* a new variant of the intermediate-range DF-26 ballistic missile, the DF-26B.
* a new submarine-launched ballistic missile dubbed the JL-3.
* a DF-21D medium range ballistic missile.
China Test Fired New Missiles
China has conducted a number of weapons tests, which included the launch of a new missile type in the northeastern Bohai Sea close to the Korean Peninsula, the Information Bureau of China’s Ministry of National Defense announced on May 9.