Taiwan’s secret study of medium-range ballistic missiles to Ma Ying-jeou to visit the research base
2007 October, Taiwan’s Tien Kung III anti-aircraft missiles debut.
BEIJING, Oct. 14 (Xinhua) Taiwan media quoted a reliable source reported that Ma Ying-jeou 13 afternoon in Pingtung, “Zhongshan Institute of Science,” base-peng, visit “CAS” home-made medium-range surface-ballistic missile test.
According to Taiwan’s United Daily News reported, according to general international classification, if known as the “medium-range missile”, a range of about 3000-5000 km. If compared to the PLA and the Taiwan-made ballistic missiles, or approximately 21 Dongfeng-type quite.
It was noted that Ma Ying-jeou yesterday afternoon aboard Fokker 100 plane, flew to the Air Force base in Taitung Chih-hang, military aircraft, after landing, Ma Ying-jeou at the base of a low-key dinner with bodyguards, and in recognition of recent active hurricane relief in The officers and men, the whole United captain Zhu Annan, accompanied by only base.
Ma meal immediately after the two men traveling with the entourage Seagull helicopter transfer-peng missile base, the end of inspection, around 4 pm and then take the helicopter back to the chi air base, then take the plane back Taipei.
Ma Ying-jeou returned to Taipei after the scheduled meeting in the afternoon a delegation trip delay, Ma saw the visitors on the opening apologize for being late, making inspection-peng base operations at exposure.
It is understood that Ma Ying-jeou visited yesterday, accompanied by medium-range ballistic missile tests of the Taiwan authorities, “Defense Minister” Gao Hua-chu, “National Security Council Secretary-General” Su, “CAS President” Jin Shoufeng and a handful of security sector , the military chief.
ruled Taiwan during the Chiang Ching-kuo, had to “Pegasus” as a code, the development of ground-, and later suspended by the U.S. pressure. In recent years, “CAS” to restart ground-plan.
It is understood that the Taiwan-surface ballistic missile program has been hidden in the “Sky Bow air defense missile” and “sounding rocket” program. 2007, Chen Shui-bian in power, the “Double Ten” and “defense performance”, the Sky Bow III air defense missiles debut.