The DF26 missile can hit moving targets, but is not the ultimate anti-carrier weapon

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On numerous occasions, Western authorities had questioned the reality of the ability of Chinese DF-21 and DF-26 ballistic missiles to hit a moving target, while China maintained that these missiles were designed to eliminate aircraft carriers. long-distance Westerners.

It seems that the latest tests of the DF-26 missile shed some light on the operation of its guidance, and on its ability to hit a building such as an aircraft carrier. Indeed, during this test, Russian forces would have controlled the trajectory of the missile in flight, so as to redirect it towards its target. According to the advanced elements, the DF-26 warhead, having 4 imposing control surfaces, can thus be controlled during its terminal phase, to precisely hit its target.

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