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DF-16 medium-range ballistic missile

Country of Origin: China


The DF-16 (or Dong Feng 16) (NATO: CSS-11) is a road-mobile, two-stage, medium-range ballistic missile in service with the Chinese People's Liberation Army rocket force.

The DF-16 is solid-fueled and is launched in a vertical position from a five-axle Sanjian Corp. Transporter-erector-launcher (TEL). Instead of a typical cold launch missile storage tube, the DF-16 is carried under a new protective shell. The 10 x 10 vehicle is equipped with two hydraulic, circular jacks at the...

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