Han said Shanghai, China, and may have deployed anti-aircraft missiles S-300PMU2
Data Figure: China’s imports of Russian military air defense missiles S-300PMU2
According to the latest issue of Canada,” Chinese Defense Review “reported that China’s air defense forces has been very active. According to satellite images to determine the report said Shanghai could facelift in the near future a range of 200 km the latest anti-aircraft missiles, which means that the Chinese military began to place a high degree of attention to important long-range air defense.
reported that Shanghai’s anti-aircraft missiles S-300 positions were originally equipped with S-300PMU1 missile, the missile has a range of 150 km. But recently in Shanghai S-300 new base for the emergence of the car transmitter, this transmitter is designed to launch S-300PUM2 missiles. S-300PMU2 more advanced than the S-300PMU1, a range of up to 200 km. This shows that the deployment in Shanghai began to mix two types of S-300 missiles. The report also said that in the mainland cities of Baoji also found the latest build of the “Red Flag” -9-range surface to air missile positions, more and more attention to China to a remote air defense.
“Chinese Defense Review” has been concerned about Shanghai’s air defense missile deployment. As early as 2005, the magazine had reported, somewhere east of downtown Shanghai is to build a new missile launch site, China’s import of Russian S-300 missile defense system be stationed in Shanghai. In this report before the appearance, in December 2009 the United States, “Washington Observer Weekly” has reported that the PLA Air Force deployed in Nanchang, Jiangxi Province at least two S-300PMU1 or PMU2 air missile battalion. China’s air defense forces are to the south and hinterland extension. Previously, foreign media generally agreed that Beijing is China’s air defense forces around the most densely populated areas.
analysts believe that Shanghai is China’s major commercial, financial and industrial city, but there is no barrier to its periphery to provide cover, thus enhancing the Shanghai air for granted. In addition, this year, Shanghai will host the World Expo, Shanghai to strengthen the external air can also be seen as strengthening air security operations Expo prelude.
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