There are 14 images added between 22 January 2014 and 31 March 2020
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Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2015
Maiden Flight: 2011
Total Production: 50
Also Known As: CSS-11
Origin: China
Corporations: China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation CASIC
Parent System: DF-16
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2015
Maiden Flight: 2011
Total Production: 50
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Description: The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Second Artillery Force tested a new short-range ballistic missile in January 2014, referred here as the Chinese Short Range Ballistic Missile 2014. The new tactical ballistic missile system is deployed on a 12x12 heavy truck system which also acts as Tractor-Erector-Launcher (TEL) platform. According to the Chinese internet the new weapon is the first ever Chinese independent designed and produced short-range missile. So far the new weapon system has achieved 11 successes out of 11 test launches. The new ballistic missiles may be referred to as DF-16 by China or CSS-11 by the West. It features a maximum range of 800 to 1,000 kilometers. As of early 2017, the two-stage DF-16 is a new design with a maximum range of 1,600 kilometers carrying a 1,000-1,500 kg warhead and intended to breach US missile defenses such as Patriot and THAAD systems. The production DF-16 medium range ballistic missile (MRBM) is deployed by a 10x10 vehicle and is the successor of DF-15 and the replacement for DF-11. The missile's circular error probable (CEP) is 5 meters and was first showcased in 2015.

DF-16 Specifications

Number of Stages: 2
Number of Warheads: 3
CEP: 5 meter
Max Range: 1,600 kilometer (864 nautical mile)
Warhead: 1,500 kilogram (3,307 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
Meters (m)   Kilometers (km)   Nautic Miles (nm)   Inch (in)   Yard (yd)   Foot (ft)   Millimeter (mm)
Pound (lb)   Kilogram (kg)   kN (KiloNewton)   Ton (t)
Meters per Second (mps)   Kilometers per Hour (kph)   Knot (kt)   Miles per Hour (mph)
Liter (l)   Galon (gl)
Year (yr)   Minutes (min)   Second (sec)
Shaft-Horse-Power (shp)

DF-16 News

There are 5 news between
31 Aug 2015 and 5 Aug 2020
Wednesday, August 5, 2020China Test Launches Carrier Killer DF-16 and DF-26 Ballistic Missiles
Tuesday, January 9, 2018Chinese Armed Forces Test-Firing DF-11 and DF-16 Ballistic Missiles
Monday, February 6, 2017China Demonstrates Advanced DF-16 Ballistic Missile During Drills
Wednesday, October 26, 2016China to Offer the DF-12 Tactical Ballistic Missile System for the Export Market
Monday, August 31, 2015China Unveils DF-26 Ballistic Missile

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