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Unread post28 Aug 2008, 05:43

Taiwan acquires Harpoon anti-ship missiles
August 28, 2008

TAIPEI (AFP) - Taiwan has acquired 60 Harpoon anti-ship missiles from the United States in a boost of its defence against rival China, the defence ministry here said Thursday.
Source: http://au.news.yahoo.com/a/-/world/4971 ... p-missiles


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RoCAF F-16A block 20 #6665 from the 5th TFW is parked on the tarmac at Hua-Lien AFB on June 17th, 2007 armed with an AGM-84 Harpoon missile. [A.S.I.A. Archives Images photo by LMS]
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Unread post05 Sep 2008, 15:49

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Unread post02 Nov 2008, 19:02

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F-16B. 6826.
401st Wing, ROCAF.

In this photo, black words on left:
"F-16B receive ceremony"

Yellow words on red banner:
"Air Force 401st Wing F-16 [other words covered by tail fin, possibly 'fighter']"

Note Harpoon under left wing. 8D
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Unread post28 Nov 2008, 16:50

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"ROCAF 401st Wing first air-launched Harpoon missile glorious feat"

On 5 February 2001 (3 April 2001?), during "Han Kuang 17" exercise, F-16 #6821 of 401st Wing, ROCAF, was the world's first Harpoon ASM launched by F-16.
The ASM hit a target ship in the sea near Ping Tung.
The pilots were HUANG Ren Guang and XIONG Hou Ji.

In 2007, during "Han Kuang 23" exercise, F-16 #6821 (again) of 26th Squadron, 401st Wing, ROCAF, launched a second Harpoon ASM, and hit a target ship in the sea near Yi Lan.
The pilots were HUANG Qi Duan and XU Hong Zhou.
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