Monday, June 27, 2011

China Naval & SAMs Developments 2010-2011

Sean O'Connor in his latest issue of I&A analysis discuss the ongoing improvements & progress in the Chinese Naval projection & SAM systems. He discusses the evolution of Chinese SAM from Russian imported  systems & how such systems knowledge is put to manufacture local variants namely HQ-9 & HQ-12 SAMs. The expertise gained by Chinese not only is reflected in missile development but also in the domestic manufacture of RADAR & IADS complexes.

However, author analysis elaborated by Google Earth images reflect that still the potent air defence systems are Russian originated as Chinese are compelled (by the relative inferiority of their domestic complexes) to use them in defending key areas like Beijing & Shanghai…

China Naval & SAMs 2010-2011


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