Taiwan’s home-grown supersonic Tien Kung-3 ship-to-ship missile. Photo: AFPTaiwan’s home-grown supersonic Tien Kung-3 ship-to-ship missile. Photo: AFP
Taiwan’s home-grown supersonic Tien Kung-3 ship-to-ship missile. Photo: AFP

Taiwan to fire up missile programme as Tsai puts focus on asymmetric warfare against mainland China

  • Taiwanese missiles are increasing in range and are capable of striking cities in inner China, including strategic targets
  • A boost to the weapons would allow island to brace for the PLA’s first advance before an ally stepped in to help, analyst says

Topic |   Taiwan
Taiwan’s home-grown supersonic Tien Kung-3 ship-to-ship missile. Photo: AFPTaiwan’s home-grown supersonic Tien Kung-3 ship-to-ship missile. Photo: AFP
Taiwan’s home-grown supersonic Tien Kung-3 ship-to-ship missile. Photo: AFP
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