‘Brave Wind’ among local arms headed to Paris show

Taipei Times
Date: May 20, 2015
By: Jason Pan and Lo Tien-pin  /  Staff reporters

The locally developed Hsiung Feng III “Brave Wind” surface-to-surface anti-ship missile is to be put on display abroad for the first time at the International Paris Air Show next month, along with other advanced weaponry and technical equipment produced by the nation’s defense and aerospace industries.

The Taiwan Aerospace Industry Association (TAIA) on Monday said that the international community is interested in the Hsiung Feng III, which has been billed an “aircraft-carrier killer.”

The Tien Kung III “Sky Bow” surface-to-air missile, together with more than 20 other Taiwanese military items and weapons are to be on display at the show, which is to run from June 15 to June 21.

The Aerospace Industrial Development Corp, Chungshan Institute of Science and Technology (CSIST) and Precision Engineering Products are to exhibit at the show.     [FULL  STORY]

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