The Chinese Academy of Sciences of the Ministry of National Defense has listed more than 800 million yuan under the code name "Jifeng Project". It would take less than two years to develop medium-range ground-to-ground missiles with a range of more than 1,000 kilometers from 2021 to 2022. The project will allocate more than 500 million yuan, that is, more than half of the budget for research and development, which also represents that the Chinese Academy of Sciences has the technology and strength to manufacture medium-range ground-to-ground missiles.
The Chinese Academy of Sciences has long used the "W99" team to develop rocket vehicles with a range of more than 1,000 kilometers. The W99 team of the Chinese Academy of Sciences specializes in rocket vehicles with a range of more than 1,000 kilometers. Zhang Guanqun, Deputy Minister of Arms of the Ministry of National Defense and Hanxiang General Manager Ma Wanjun were both members of the team.
After the three presidents of Lee Tenghui, Chen Shuibian, and Ma Ying-jeou, they have been named "Sky", "Qingsheng", "Layer" and " Projects such as "Qing Yang" have continued to complete various research and development plans for medium-range missiles. The plan host and members of the team have always been the "mainstream" highly valued within the Chinese Academy of Sciences. The current Deputy Minister of Arms Zhang Guanqun of the Ministry of National Defense and the current President Han Xiang Manager Ma Wanjun was an important member of the team.
The Ministry of National Defense, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, carried out the "Jifeng" medium-range ground-to-ground missile development case within two years. In addition to responding to the military pressure of the People's Liberation Army, this is also the return of the "Yunfeng" that has been suspended since 2014 after President Tsai Ing-wen took office in 2016. After the research and development of medium-range missile technology, after various technologies were gradually put in place, the strategic weapon with a range of more than 1,000 kilometers was developed under the code name "Jifeng".
According to the plan, the "Qingyang Project" would complete the phased completion of the rocket vehicle performance test in 2020. The Ministry of Defense has started to cooperate with the National Space Center in 2018 to develop the long-range space technology plan. The development of the codename "Kirin Project" can reach 50 to A microsatellite weighing 200 kilograms is pushed to a carrier rocket in low space orbit at an altitude of 500 kilometers. From 2018, more than 12.474 billion yuan was allocated for research and development in 5 years.
In addition to the “Kirin Project” that was established on August 1, 2019, the “Skyline Project Room” also included the launch vehicle-related R&D projects of “Qilai” and “DBS” that were budgeted for implementation in 2019. Control, the closing time of these three projects is set to 2022, which is the same as the closing time of the "Jifeng" mid-range ground-to-ground missile development case . The Kirin and other 3 projects plan to manufacture 3 sets of rocket propelled vehicles first. The first lift-off test will be conducted from the end of 2021 to the beginning of 2022.
In the past, the Yunfeng medium-range missile was developed because of the use of four Tiangong missiles to form a solid-fuel rocket afterburning thruster, which is then integrated with the endurance ramjet engine, which is a medium-range land attack ramming missile. It is classified as a high-altitude high-speed cruise missile. However, as the Chinese Academy of Sciences is manufacturing rockets (missiles) up to 1 meter in diameter and 7 meters in length, as long as a rocket (missile) body uses solid fuel, the required kinetic energy can be achieved. It is pointed out that the configuration of the Jifeng mid-range ground-to-ground missile is similar to that of the Pershing II ground-to-ground missile. Its main body diameter and length are roughly the same, and it is a standard medium-range ground-to-ground ballistic missile.
The flight control data of the Tiangong III Extended Range 2 Air Defense Missile, which has been continuously tested recently, is also provided for the Jifeng mid-range ground-to-ground missile as a reference; that is, the Ministry of National Defense will require the development of various projects gradually. The missile body diameter is enlarged to increase the range and warhead payload, and composite materials are added to reduce the weight of the missile and increase its range. In addition, the internal system is updated, and the missile configuration is also partially Therefore, the configuration of the Tiangong III Extended Range 2 air defense missile is completely different from that of the Tiankong III air defense missile. The Chinese Academy of Sciences used the fastest speed to complete the development of the "Jifeng" medium-range ground-to-ground missile.
As for the warhead part of the "Jifeng" medium-range ground-to-ground missile, conventional high-explosive warheads will be used, but to achieve high accuracy, the technology of its terminal guidance system will need to be improved. This part is the focus of the project’s research and development. , Because the manufacturing technology of the "Jifeng" medium-range ground-to-ground missile is already available, the firing height test can be carried out as early as early 2022, and relevant technical verifications can be carried out. If the mass production is planned and arranged in 2022 smoothly budget.
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