Mainland opposite Taiwan, said the deployment of new DF16 has been serving the missile DF21D
People’s Liberation Army’s newest medium-range strategic missiles, the DF-21C.
Global Network reporter Shen election coverage: United States, “Defense News” weekly website March 16, Agence France-Presse quoted the article said that Taiwan and mainland China face a new deployments of ballistic missile – “East Wind – 16. ”
article said, China Taiwan, “NSB” Cai win 16 to accept the “legislators” Lin Yu-fang, said of the question, China has developed a powerful new missile “East Wind 16″, this longer-range missiles, “the increased threat to Taiwan.” He did not disclose the specific technical data of this missile and specific deployments. The article said that Taiwan’s southeast coast across the Taiwan Strait is estimated that the deployment of “over 1600 missiles.”
According to Taiwan’s “China Times” the source said, Cai victorious after deployment of the media asking the mainland, “Dongfeng -16″ missiles are aimed at Taiwan, said that the mainland for Taiwan weapons development not only for Taiwan do not feature so much, so long, “600 km is enough for Taiwan.” He said that the mainland many weapons are anti-access weapons, the overall missile accuracy improved, and many are multi-warhead missile development, for different regions, such as airports, are very destructive and destructive. As for the “East Wind 16″ is a multi-warhead missiles, Tsai victory would not confirm. As for mainland China to deploy “east 16″ missile, the missile is the old decommissioned, said Cai victorious, in part new, part is replaced; mainland missiles, not saturated.
Taiwan’s “News Today” the day the report also mentioned that the victorious Cai also said the “aircraft carrier killer,” said the wind-21D missile, “has been repeatedly tested, and deployed . ” A “legislator” question Cai victorious argument that the U.S. Pacific Fleet commander has pointed out that wind-21D missile developed, at least ten years or so, but Cai victorious on this to be refuted.