Newshub18 :China successfully tests medium-range ballistic missile.
China claims to have successfully tested technology to destroy enemy missiles in mid-air. The country’s defense ministry said tests of the surface-to-air missile had achieved “expected targets”. News Reuters.
China has stepped up research into all types of missiles. These range from the destruction of satellites in space to the defense of ballistic missiles carrying atomic bombs. The research is part of President Xi Jinping’s ambitious modernization project.
Earlier, Beijing tested an interceptor missile that had destroyed a missile in mid-air. The last official announcement of such an examination came in February 2021.
Such tests were also conducted in 2016.
According to state media, China has been testing missile-destroying systems since 2010. The Defense Ministry said in a brief statement late Sunday that tests had been carried out on the mid-range medium-range technology to destroy mid-air missiles.
It says, ‘This test has reached its desired goal. This test is defensive. The statement did not elaborate.
China and its ally Russia have opposed the deployment of the US missile-destroyer Thad in South Korea. China claims that Thad’s powerful radar system could monitor the country’s territory. China and Russia have also jointly conducted missile destruction exercises.
China has said little about its missile program. Occasionally a brief statement from the Ministry of Defense or some information is given in the state media