Taiwan successfully tested ship-based BMD interceptor

Taiwan has successfully tested the ship-based variant of its Tien Kung III ballistic missile defense interceptor in the final weeks of 2016.

Tien Kung Ⅲ Missile Model with Launcher Trailer Display at Military Academy Ground 20140531b
By 玄史生 (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 or GFDL], via Wikimedia Commons

The testing was carried out at Pingtung county and the test was aborted a few times due to weather and the presence of both American and Chinese reconnaissance aircraft in the vicinity.

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