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DF-17 medium-range ballistic missile

Country of Origin: China


The Dongfeng-17 (DF-17) is a Chinese medium-range ballistic missile designed to carry the DF-ZF hypersonic glide vehicle (HGV). The missile is also known by its NATO designation, CH-SS-22. It is primarily used by the People’s Liberation Army Rocket Force (PLARF).

The DF-17 was developed by China’s 10th Research Institute.

According to the the U.S. Dept. of Defense's 2022 China Military Power report, in 2020, a China-based military expert described the primary purpose of the DF-17...

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