Post Tagged with: "Carrier Killer"
Taiwan is arming more of its fleet with its new “carrier killer” anti-ship missiles as China conducts further sea trials of its first aircraft carrier, local media said Monday. Five of the Taiwanese navy’s eight Perry-class frigates have been armed with the supersonic Hsiung Ffeng (Brave Wind) III weapons, the Taipei-based China Times said. Some [...]
Beijing: China needs a “carrier-killer” missile deterrent as a counter-balance to US naval supremacy in the Pacific, the state-controlled press said Monday. “China undoubtedly needs to build a highly credible anti-carrier capability,” the Global Times said in an editorial. “Not only does China need an anti-ship ballistic missile, but also other carrier-killing measures,” added the [...]