China Advances In Air Defence Missile System Development

July 9, 2018

Defense World:

Researchers from the China Aerospace Science and Industry Corp’s Second Academy have developed a control systems or the “brain” of a new air defence missile system.

“Compared with previous generations of air-defense missiles, the new-generation missile system will have a wider range of targets……, taking China into the ranks of a handful of nations capable of designing and producing such a system, an article in Chinamil, the official news website of the Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) said.

While technical details of the system were not mentioned, the new system could be targeting the United States-built Patriot system and Russia’s S-400 air defence missile system. Both can target a various types of missiles while the latter can shoot down aircraft as well.

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