Introducing a technology
Check the meanings
of the following words and expressions:
create a balance
local arms manufacturers
domestic defense needs
1. Listen to the
conversation by pressing the "Play" button and then answering
the following questions. Press the "Final score" button
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What has forced Taiwan to
develop its own ground-to-air guided anti-missile system?
to create a balance in the
arms buildup involving Taiwan and China
Chinese objections over
Taiwanese defense purchases
to repel an amphibious attack and provide superior firepower to
conventional tube artillery
import ground-to-air guided anti-missile systems from?
and the United
its diplomatic allies
Who has designed and enhanced the Shiung-Feng 1 and 2, and
Ting-Kung 1 and 2 missile systems?
A. The Taiwanese Ministry of
B. Chung Shan Institute of
Science and Technology
has the Ting-Kung 2 missile increased its range
adopting an active radar homing seeker
by repelling an amphibious attack and providing superior
firepower to conventional tube artillery
equipped with a fully automatic fire control system, elevation
and azimuth driven systems, as well as positional and direction
is the Ting-Kung 1 missile
positional and direction determining systems
a fully automatic fire control system
semi-active radar homing seeker
Write a paragraph that introduces a technology
by adopting the following structure:
Briefly explain the factors(internal and
external) factors that influence development of this technology
Point out the unique characteristics of this
technology development in Taiwan.
List the objectives of how to further develop
Define the role of this technology in relation to
environmental, manufacturing or technology problems.
Briefly summarize previous efforts to solve or
alleviate above problems, along with the contributions and
limitations of such efforts.
List applications of this technology made so far,
highlighting any particular characteristics or features that are
unique to Taiwan's circumstances.