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Tien Chien (Sky Sword)

Country of Origin: Taiwan


Taiwan's Tien Chien (also known as Sky Sword) family of missiles range from medium to long range and are available in air-to-air and gound-to-air variants.

The Tien Chien I (TC-I or Sky Sword I) was first developed in the 1980s. It is a short-range missile, featuring an imaging infrared seeker, a high-explosive warhead, and a solid propellant motor. It includes a fire-and-forget capability, allowing the missile to guide itself to the target once fired.

The Tien Chien II (TC-2 or...

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