A military expert says the US carried out the interceptor test to show it still has superior firepower in Asia. Photo: US Navy A military expert says the US carried out the interceptor test to show it still has superior firepower in Asia. Photo: US Navy
A military expert says the US carried out the interceptor test to show it still has superior firepower in Asia. Photo: US Navy

US-China relations: shooting down of mock ICBM was warning to Beijing, observers say

  • ‘SM-3 Block IIA interceptor test could be seen as a response to China launching two aircraft carrier killer missiles into the South China Sea,’ military expert Zhou Chenming says
  • US wanted to show its Asian allies it is still able to protect them, he says

Topic |   US-China relations
A military expert says the US carried out the interceptor test to show it still has superior firepower in Asia. Photo: US Navy A military expert says the US carried out the interceptor test to show it still has superior firepower in Asia. Photo: US Navy
A military expert says the US carried out the interceptor test to show it still has superior firepower in Asia. Photo: US Navy
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