Sky Sword I
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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).
The missile was developed in the mid-1980s and revealed in May 1986, as Taiwan's first indigenous air-to-air missile. The production of the missile started in 1991 and they entered ROCAF service in 1993.
- Primary Function: Air-to-air missile
- Power Plant: Solid propellant
- Warhead: High explosive
- Guidance: Infrared homing