28 January 2013, 09:33

China test-fires anti-ballistic missile

China test-fires anti-ballistic missile

China has test-fired a missile that can intercept ballistic missiles in the midcourse phase of their trajectory.

The antimissile was test-fired on Sunday, according to the local media. According to the Chinese Defence Ministry, the missile launch is defensive in character and is not aimed against any countries.

China is the world’s second country after the United States to have mastered the technology of ballistic missile interception in the midcourse phase of their trajectories.

Voice of Russia, TASS

 

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