China tests new missile in Bohai Sea: Ministry

Source: Xinhua| 2017-05-09 23:07:54|Editor: yan
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BEIJING, May 9 (Xinhua) -- Chinese rocket forces have conducted a combat test of a new type of missile in the Bohai Sea, according to a statement from the Information Bureau of China's Ministry of National Defense.

The remarks were made Tuesday in response to media enquiry about a recent missile test.

The test was conducted in accordance with the annual training plan to enhance the combat skills of the forces and their ability to handle threats to national security, the statement said.

"The test achieved the expected result," said the statement, without disclosing the exact date.

KEY WORDS: missile