Sky Sword I

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TC-1 Sky Sword I

The TC-1 Sky Sword I (Chinese: 天劍一; pinyin: Tiānjiàn Yī) is a short range infrared guided air-to-air missile developed by the Chungshan Institute of Science and Technology in Taiwan for the Republic of China Air Force (ROCAF). It was further developed into Sky Sword II (TC-2).[1]

Development[edit]

The missile was developed in the mid-1980s and revealed in May 1986, as Taiwan's first indigenous air-to-air missile.[2] The production of the missile started in 1991 and they entered ROCAF service in 1993.[1]

General characteristics[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "NCSIST". www.ncsist.org.tw. Retrieved 2017-02-12. 
  2. ^ Jane's Weapon Systems. F. Watts. 1987.