Cruise Missile

South Korea flexes missile power after North test

South Korea test-launches a new cruise missile from a warship. Photo: AFP

Two days after North Korea’s nuclear test, South Korea touted on Thursday the deployment of a new cruise missile capable of hitting targets in the North “anywhere, at any time”.

Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

South Korea arms warships with new cruise missile

South Korea has begun fitting naval destroyers with a new home-developed cruise missile capable of making precision strikes anywhere in North Korea, it was reported yesterday.

24 Nov 2012 - 3:11am

Vietnam to make naval missiles with Russian aid

Vietnam may soon be producing its own anti-ship missiles with Russian help - the latest move in its attempt to create a naval deterrent to China in the South China Sea dispute.

18 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

PLA 1,000km range for air ops

The People's Liberation Army has set a goal of being able to conduct air campaigns within 1,000 kilometres of China's borders by the end of the year and extending the range to 3,000km by 2030, a US think tank says.

5 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Range of the army's new missile beats US estimate

The mainland has test-fired a new cruise missile with twice the range American intelligence agencies previously estimated, according to a US report.

The YJ-83 anti-ship cruise missile was test-fired from a fighter bomber this month over Bohai Bay in northern China, the Washington Times reported yesterday, quoting United States intelligence officials.

22 Nov 2002 - 12:00am

Missile targeted for a cruise home

CRUISE Missile can put Dean McKeown back in the winners' circle by taking this afternoon's fifth event on the Happy Valley grass.

The chestnut is now in peak condition, following two runs back, and looks the type to make a fair amount of progress this season.

He always worked really well last campaign, but managed just the one win.

4 Dec 1993 - 12:00am

Cruise Missile is primed to explode

FOLLOWING the team in form has paid healthy dividends in recent weeks and at Sha Tin this afternoon it could be well worth siding with Geoff Lane and Declan Murphy when Cruise Missile (Nap) steps out for the fifth.

8 May 1993 - 12:00am