Finally, China has launched the ‘Eagle Strike 21’ also known as the ‘YJ-21’.
It is China’s much-awaited hypersonic, ship-borne anti-ship missile.
YJ-21 is known as the world’s first anti-ship, carrier-based ballistic missile.
Performance details are not yet known, but the cruising range is 1000-1500 km.
Per the South China Morning Post, the anti-ship missile boasts a terminal velocity of Mach 10, which is ten times the speed of sound.
The ultra-fast YJ-21 is part of China’s arsenal of missiles designed exclusively to take out aircraft carriers of enemies.