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Hsiung-Feng I

Hsiung-Feng I is a self-developed ship-to-ship missile system. Its hit probability and reliability under any combat conditions are competitive with others in the world.

Although the reliability of the Xiongfeng I type had been greatly improved, the congenital weakness of this short-range anti-ship missile is still very obvious: First, the maximum range of the Xiongfeng I type is only 36km, which can only be attacked in the visual range. Second, the command of the male wind type to the line of sight / terminal semi-active radar guidance, each missile requires the full support of the ship's on-board control channel, so only one attack target can be launched at a time, unable to continuously launch enhanced damage Or attack multiple targets at the same time; in addition, in order to guide the missile until hit, the launching platform can not be steered after launching the missile, and it is extremely vulnerable to counterattack by the enemy. If the launch ship is hit during the missile flight and the firing control is interrupted, the missile still in the air will be ineffective.

Since the speed of the Xiongfeng-1 anti-ship missile is only 0.8 Mach, if both sides launch anti-ship missiles at the same time, the Xiongfeng-1 launching ship is not only likely to be hit first, nor can it continue to guide the male wind type still in the air. In addition, the launch angle of the Xiongfeng-1 missile depends on the search range of the radio control radar and the photoelectric collimator, and is easily blocked by other objects on the ship, which is greatly restricted. In the end, the warhead of the Xiongfeng-1 type is not powerful enough to effectively target a large single target.

The drone A is equipped with 10 Taiwan Yangzi (Wujin 1 / 2), 2 Longjiang-class missile speedboats and 50 FAB seagull missile speedboats. In addition, the Army also established the "Beefly Flying Brigade" to operate. It is divided into four "Walking Bees", which are deployed in four of the howitzer positions in Taiwan, namely Keelung Peace Island (101 companies) and screens. In the East China Sea, the small ball (102 companies), the freshwater block (103 companies) and the Kaohsiung Chaishan (104 companies), these positions need to add search radar, shooting equipment (H-930 Mod3), communication equipment, protective bunkers and Explosion-proof iron gates, etc., related works began in 1982. As the drone A was renamed Xiongfeng I, the "Bee Group" was renamed "Xiong Feng Brigade"; in 1988, the Xiongfeng Brigade was subordinated to the Naval Command Headquarters Operations Department, and on January 1, 1998, it was handed over to the Navy Fleet.

Under the jurisdiction of the command, the aforementioned four typhoon-type missiles were renamed the first to fourth squadrons of the Xiongfeng Brigade. On April 1, 2004, the Xiongfeng Brigade was subordinated to the new Missile Command. Later, the missile command was changed to the Missile Command, and it was moved back to the Naval Fleet Command in January 2006. During the service of the Navy, the Xiongfeng-1 missile was carried out by the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Each missile was returned to the Chinese Academy of Sciences for a major renovation and adjustment every five years.

Since Taiwan only imports a few sets of angel anti-ship missiles from Israel, the number is rare, and its detailed electronic system assembly is different from that of the male wind. The long-term maintenance is not in line with the benefits; therefore, a small number of angel missiles serving in the Taiwan Navy after more than ten years of use were decommissioned.

The Taiwan Navy was mainly equipped with the typhoon-type ship, the seagull missile speedboat, which was successively decommissioned from 2009 to 2012, and the zephyr-type was gradually eliminated due to its aging and insufficient range. At the end of 2012, Xiongfeng I completely withdrew from the Taiwan Navy. At this time, the only Jinjiang-class patrol ship, the Jinjiang (PG-603) equipped with the Xiongfeng-type anti-ship missile, also dismantled the Xiongfeng-type missile system with the return of the factory.





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