Taiwan Conducts Tests of Its Longest Range Ship-to-Ship Missile

Taiwan conducted  trials of its longest range ship-to-ship missile within a month of China, the Ottawa Citizen.com informs citing a report.

Therefore, the conducting of trials  marks bringing of Taiwan’s first aircraft carrier into service.

The missile can reach a range of 400 kilometers, tripling the speed of sound, The United Daily News reports.

The “aircraft carrier killer” was defined as long-range variant of the Hsiung Feng III missile.

The Hsiung Feng III (HF-3) is the third in the Hsiung Feng series of anti-ship missiles developed by the CSIST in Taiwan. The HF-3 missile is already fixed on the Taiwanese frigates and missile boats.

Naval Today Staff, November 13, 2012

Share this article

Follow Naval Today

One thought on “Taiwan Conducts Tests of Its Longest Range Ship-to-Ship Missile”

Comments are closed.

Events>

<< Jul 2015 >>
MTWTFSS
29 30 1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31 1 2

AUVX Users Forum

Hydroid’s forum offers attendees the opportunity to share and discover the latest advancements in the world of AUVs…

read more >

Offshore Patrol Vessels Africa 2015

The event was without parallel as over 400 senior members of the international maritime community, including over 180 naval officers of…

read more >

2015 Navy Gold Coast

NDIA is working to bring Informative and motivating speakers to present topics of interest regarding working with the government,specifically…

read more >

DEFSEC ATLANTIC 2015

DEFSEC Atlantic is making some major improvements to the show for this year, based on participant feedback and to improve the show experience…

read more >