China Is Selling an Air Defense System to Shootdown Any Air Force
The National Interest -

Charlie Gao

Security, Asia

Developed in the 80s and 90s, the HQ-9 has an important role to play in China's national security strategy. 

Here's What You Need to Remember: Unlike with China’s Flankers, Chinese industry doesn’t really have a “bottleneck” or a specific part that is known to be inferior relative to the Russian product. However, Russia’s seeming lack of worry may suggest that the HQ-9 is less capable enough relative to original S-400s or S-300PMUs to not really have much...

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