US, Taiwan Deploy Aircraft Carrier Killer Missile – China

US, Taiwan Deploy Aircraft Carrier Killer Missile - China

(STL.News) This year China sent a loud and clear message to the US Navy when the People’s Liberation Army Navy conducted several tests of its new aircraft carrier killer missiles.  However, Beijing may have received a similar, and notably as clear message from Taipei.  This month after the Taiwanese Navy announced that it has launched the first of its heavily armed carrier killer corvettes.

The domestically-produced vessels have been touted as a key component to the independent island nation’s defense efforts against its mainland neighbor.  The corvettes, which have earned the nickname aircraft carrier killers, are armed with subsonic and supersonic missiles.

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