Taiwan’s Ship-Launched Air Defense Missile Ready for Deployment

June 2, 2021

The Defense Post:

The ship-launched Sea Sword II air-defense missile is ready for deployment after testing and evaluation by the Republic of China Navy (RoCN), the Liberty Times reported.

Developed by the National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology, the Sea Sword II is an active radar-guided, mid-range weapon capable of engaging multiple air-based targets, such as anti-ship missiles and aircraft, simultaneously.

The weapon is the naval version of the Tien Chien II air-to-air missile, also known as the Sky Sword II, deployed with the F-CK-1 Ching Kuo multirole Indigenous Defense Fighter, Janes reported...

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