China’s hypersonic glide missile the DF-17makes its debut at the National Day parade to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the founding of Communist China in Beijing. Photo: AP

Will hypersonic DF-17 missile transform Beijing’s Taiwan strategy?

  • If hypersonic boost-glide missiles can penetrate US shields in Indo-Pacific region, they could prevent warships coming to island’s aid
  • Military experts say HGV technology may be added to other DF family missiles
Topic |   China’s military
China’s hypersonic glide missile the DF-17makes its debut at the National Day parade to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the founding of Communist China in Beijing. Photo: AP
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