Wan Chien

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The Wan Chien (Chinese: 萬劍, Ten Thousands Swords) is an air to ground cruise missile developed and produced by the National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology, Taiwan.[1][2][3][4]

Design and development[edit]

It partly resembles the AGM-154 Joint Standoff Weapon and the Storm Shadow. Serial production was expected to start in 2015.[1][5]

General characteristics[edit]

  • Platform: Aircraft launched
  • Engine: Turbine[6]
  • Range: 200 km[1]
  • Guidance: GPS enabled[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Diplomat, J. Michael Cole, The. "Taiwan Unveils 'Wan Chien' Air-To-Ground Cruise Missile". The Diplomat. Retrieved 2017-03-16. 
  2. ^ News, Taiwan. "Taiwan's 'Wan Chien' missile likely to be deployed 2014 | Taiwan News". Taiwan's 'Wan Chien' missile likely to be deployed 2014 | Taiwan News. Retrieved 2017-03-16. 
  3. ^ Raska, Michael. "How China Plans to Win the Next Great Big War In Asia". The National Interest. Retrieved 2017-03-16. 
  4. ^ "我遙攻武器 萬劍彈曝光 – 焦點 – 自由時報電子報". Retrieved 2017-03-17. 
  5. ^ "Taiwan Unveils "Wan Chien" Air-to-Ground Standoff Weapon". Defense Update. Retrieved 2014-01-22. 
  6. ^ a b "Upgraded IDF jets to boost Taiwan's air defense | Politics | FOCUS TAIWAN – CNA ENGLISH NEWS". Retrieved 2017-03-16. 

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