The Ministry of National Defense (MND) confirmed Wednesday (March 30) that production of the military’s land-based Sky Bow III air defense missiles has been completed ahead of schedule.
The NT$74.83 billion (US$2.62 billion) production plan, carried out by the National Chung Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST), was implemented in 2015 and is expected to last until 2024. The 23 missiles that were scheduled for this year have also been completed ahead of schedule, CNA reported.
When President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) visited the NCSIST in January 2019, she asked the institute to lay the foundation for the nation’s defense industry for the next 50 years and requested that NCSIST speed up production of the Sky Bow III and Hsiung Feng III missiles…
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