Beijing (The Times Groupe)- China successfully conducted a mid-course anti-ballistic missile test on Sunday within its borders.
Chinese daily Global Times quoted the Defense Ministry as saying this is a defensive test.
According to a statement from the ministry, the test took place at night within the Chinese border and met its objectives.
According to a Chinese Defense Ministry announcement at the time, a similar test was conducted in February last year.
Six Chinese land-based antiballistic missile technical tests have been publicly announced so far.