Missile Defense, Asia
Chinese sources credit Chinese engineers with developing the HQ-9 on their own.
Here's What You Need to Know: Operationally, the HQ-9 is said to have been deployed to islands on the South China Sea.
The HQ-9 is China’s primary long-range domestic surface-to-air missile. Outwardly, it seems similar to the S-300, using large flat face radars and a large missile that vertically launches out of a canister. But since the Sino-Soviet split in the 1950s, China didn’t...
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