In 1975 China adopted a program for creating tactical ballistic missiles for the Ground Troops. The main effort was concentrated on developing the DF-61 liquid-propellant missile with a range of 600-1,000 km. Development of this system was halted because of the connection of the head of the program (General Cheng Jiming, chairman of the PRC Central Military Commission) with the "Gang of Four." The program's objectives were revised in 1980 and targeted on the development of solid-propellant missiles.
|Contractor||Shanghai Academy of Space Technology - SAST|
|Operator||Second Artillery Corps|
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