Asia-Pacific Region Looks Inward For Missile Technology

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China is highlighting a new class of ship-launched ballistic missiles.
Credit: People’s Liberation Army Navy
For more than 30 years, the U.S.-made Boeing Harpoon missile was the anti-ship missile of choice for Asia-Pacific navies, including Australia and South Korea. However, the early years of the 2020s have given rise to a new regional trend to develop and manufacture indigenous missiles. Even frequent...
Chen Chuanren

Chen Chuanren is the Southeast Asia and China Editor for the Aviation Week Network’s (AWN) Air Transport World (ATW) and the Asia-Pacific Defense Correspondent for AWN, joining the team in 2017.

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