China steps up number of missile tests in drive to boost reliability

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China has increased the number of test flights its missiles must undergo before they enter mass production in an effort to improve reliability, according to a new study.New air-to-air missiles previously had to take eight tests where they hit a moving target to prove their worth, a requirement that has now risen to 15.When other tests – for example, checking its resilience against electromagnetic pulse attacks – are factored in, the new missile will have to undertake around 20 tests.US is …
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