China conducts another mid-course anti-ballistic missile test

by Andrew Tate

The Ministry of National Defense (MND) in Beijing announced that China conducted another ground-based, mid-course missile interception test on 4 February, but provided no details about the missile fired or the intercepted target.

This test-firing relates to the development of a Chinese ballistic missile defence (BMD) system, as noted in the Pentagon’s ‘2020 China Military Power Report’, according to which “China is working to develop ballistic missile defences consisting of exo-atmospheric and endo-atmospheric kinetic-energy interceptors”.

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The Ministry of National Defense (MND) in Beijing announced that China conducted another ground-base...

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