The Wan Chien (Chinese: 萬劍, Ten Thousands Swords) is an air to ground cruise missile developed and produced by the National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology of Taiwan.
|Place of origin||Taiwan|
|In service||2011 – present|
|Used by||Republic of China Air Force|
|Manufacturer||National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology|
|Mass||650 kg (1,433 lb)|
|Length||350 cm (138 in)|
|Diameter||610 mm (24 in)|
|Warhead||350kg of submunitions|
|Wingspan||1,500 mm (59 in)|
|240 kilometres (130 nmi)|
|GPS and inertial guidance|
Design and development
It partly resembles the AGM-154 Joint Standoff Weapon and the Storm Shadow. Serial production was expected to start in 2015. Full operational capability was declared in 2018. It is functional in both a ground strike role and as naval strike role.
The Wan Chien entered service in 2011. The primary launch platform is the AIDC F-CK-1 C/D.
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