RoC Navy tested its new Hsiung Feng III/HF-3 Anti-Ship Missile with several live launches
 
Taiwan's main weapons research and development unit released a video and several photos of the test launch of its Hsiung Feng III missile for the first time on December 2nd. The HF-3 missile is seen launched from a land based test platform as well as from a ROC Navy (Republic of China - Taiwan) Cheng Kung-class frigate.
Taiwan's main weapons research and development unit released a video and several photos of the test launch of its Hsiung Feng III missile for the first time on December 2nd. The HF-3 missile is seen launched from a land based test platform as well as from a ROC Navy (Republic of China - Taiwan) Cheng Kung-class frigate.
 
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RoC Navy tested its new Hsiung Feng III Anti-Ship Missile with several live launches
 
Taiwan's main weapons research and development unit released a video and several photos of the test launch of its Hsiung Feng III missile for the first time on December 2nd. The HF-3 missile is seen launched from a land based test platform as well as from a ROC Navy (Republic of China - Taiwan) Cheng Kung-class frigate.
     
Video released by the RoC Ministry of Defense showing the launch of new Hsiung Feng III anti-ship missile
     
The Hsiung Feng III (standing for "Brave Wind III") is the third in the Hsiung Feng series of anti-ship missiles developed by the Chungshan Institute of Science and Technology (CSIST) in Taiwan. The HF-3 missile uses a ramjet propulsion system, with two boosters for initial acceleration. Production of the ramjet-powered supersonic anti-ship missile began in 2007 and it is already deployed onboard ROC Navy Cheng Kung class and Kang Ding class Frigates.
     
Taiwan's main weapons research and development unit released a video and several photos of the test launch of its Hsiung Feng III missile for the first time on December 2nd. The HF-3 missile is seen launched from a land based test platform as well as from a ROC Navy (Republic of China - Taiwan) Cheng Kung-class frigate.
An HF-3 / Hsiung Feng III supersonic anti-ship missile is launched from RoC Navy Frigate Cheng Kung
     
ROC Navy Catamaran Corvette "Tuo River" will also be fitted with the missiles in the future, according to military sources.

At TADTE 2013, the Taipei Aerospace & Defense Technology Exhibition, ROC Navy (Republic of China - Taiwan) unveiled for the first time a land-based version of the locally designed and produced Hsiung Feng III (HF-3) supersonic anti-ship cruise missile. The mobile launcher is a 6 wheeled trailer carrying 4 canisters. Each canister can launch one HF-3 missile.
     
Taiwan's main weapons research and development unit released a video and several photos of the test launch of its Hsiung Feng III missile for the first time on December 2nd. The HF-3 missile is seen launched from a land based test platform as well as from a ROC Navy (Republic of China - Taiwan) Cheng Kung-class frigate.
An HF-3 / Hsiung Feng III supersonic anti-ship missile is launched from a land based platform
     
The release of the images came as China also unveiled its new CX-1 supersonic anti-ship cruise missile at the recent Airshow China in Zhuhai showing that both countries are placing emphasis on supersonic anti-ship missiles.
 

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