Study Times published a long article praising China’s progress in developing its anti-missile defense system technology. It stated that Xinhua reported on January 11, 2010, that China had successfully conducted a midcourse anti-missile interception test. “Most importantly, (it showed that) China already has and is working on improving its missile early warning system.” It further stated that the successful interception test indicated that China has made significant achievements in anti-missile defense technology, including information processing, early detection and warning, interception weaponry, weapons transfer, guidance accuracy, and response speed. Prior to China, only the U.S. and Japan have done successful interception tests.
Source: Theory website, the website under Communist Party School’s publications, February 5, 2010