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Taiwan to develop 3D radar, advanced version of Tien Kung missiles

Taiwan to develop 3D radar, advanced version of Tien Kung missiles

Taipei, Dec. 29 (CNA) The Ministry of National Defense's R&D unit confirmed Monday that it is planning to develop an advanced version of the Tien Kung III (Sky Bow III) surface-to-air defense missile system and a 3D surveillance radar system. Chang Kuan-chuan, president of the National Chung-Shan Institute of Science & Technology, told legislators that the missile system is one of the institute's 10 technology development projects for 2015 that will cost a combined NT$2.78 billion. The Point Defense Array Radar System (PODARS), meanwhile, is one of 121 projects commissioned by the military that will cost NT$17.46 billion, Chang said.
(By Wang Chao-yu and Y.F. Low)


Updated : 2021-03-06 16:02 GMT+08:00