The China Post
Date: September 18, 2017
By: The China Post
Taiwan’s military on Monday denied a local media report that it has planned to
conduct a live-fire surface-to-surface missile exercise.
According to the report, the National Security Council and the Ministry of National Defense have directed the newly formed Air Force Air Defense and Missile Command to conduct a live-fire exercise Tactical Shorebase Missile for Fire Suppression (TSMFS) in the near future in light of the rising tension in the Korean peninsula. TSMFS refers to Taiwan’s indigenous Hsiung Feng IIE surface-to-surface cruise missile system.
The exercise would have been Taiwan’s first live-fire test for the Hsiung Feng IIE since its deployment in 2010, the local media reported. [FULL STORY]