2012, British media said that China began testing anti-ship missiles DF21
PLA Second Artillery Corps land-based mobile-based DF-21 missile was launched June 21
news LONDON: British Economist recently published a new round of maritime weapons are entitled to form the article , Pentagon officials said about 5 years ago that China’s engineers seem to have overcome a mobile missile with radar flight data handling technical problems. The article quoted the American Legion, Major General Eric Michael Vardon as saying, when he and his defense colleagues, expressed a very anxious. China improved medium-range ballistic missile “DF-21″, to enable them to re-enter the atmosphere and to 2 km/s speed dive to surface warships, and then detonated with conventional warheads would be destroyed ships. The new missile is ready for testing in 2012. But some experts believe that the face of the latest American-style “Aegis” missile defense system, China’s ship-launched missile may appear vulnerable.
article also quoted former defense attache at the United Nations Malaysia Ramli Nike’s words, because the shortcomings of the increasing number of surface ships, many Asian countries are purchasing large amounts of Navy submarines. One end of this year Malaysia will receive its second attack submarines; the Australian navy has six submarines, the future is expected to double; Indonesia’s goal is to its submarine force from the existing two extended 12; Singapore existing four submarines, it is estimated will be doubled. Vietnam has no submarines, but plans to have six 2025. By that time, China may have 70 attack submarines. Nike believes that the submarine can provide the best platform for maritime defense, if equipped with modern and advanced remote sensing equipment, they can quietly ships access to all the details.
article said that the current non-Western countries by the developed supersonic anti-ship missile force is growing, so Western ships at risk, including “hot” is one of the outstanding representatives of the missile. Missiles, which can be used submarines, aircraft and vehicle emission. Fairfax, Virginia, Teal Group aviation consulting firm, said the missile experts 史蒂夫扎洛加, first of all, with the proliferation of missiles, warships, “viability” of increasing uncertainty. China and India already have a “hot” missiles, to include Algeria, Syria, United Arab Emirates and Vietnam are also interested in or have purchased a “hot” variant of the missile or bomb. Iran also reportedly has a “hot” missiles. (Compiled: Spring)