Surface-side team before Zhao: Red 9 easier to operate than the old equipment
HQ-9 surface-side team leader Zhao side only. Xinhua military correspondent Gong Linmeng photo
HQ-9 surface-side team through Tiananmen Square
Biography: Zhao was, Red 9 surface-side captain.
Red 9 mounted surface to air missiles to achieve leapfrog development in China
Xinhua military: Let’s party team by reading the equipment, you can brief it?
Zhao was: Red 9 is an advanced air defense weapons systems. Red 9 column fitted to achieve a leap in the development of China’s air missile.
more advanced weapons, the operation more easily
Xinhua Military: So speaking from the operation, the red ground-9 compared with the previous generation, operation the difficulty is increased or decreased?
Zhao was: It should be said to be reduced. On the generation of surface to air missiles, mainly rely on manual, the general operator to learn more than six months before they can get started. Now much simpler operation than in the past, the more advanced weapons systems, operate more easily.
Xinhua military: the number of operations compared to the previous change?
Zhao was: greatly reduced.
Xinhua military: the quality of the operators have any specific requirements?
Zhao was: former soldiers are mostly high school graduates in recent years, a large number of college graduates also enter our troops. Higher than the overall cultural quality of the staff. We side with the team, for example, has a PhD, 6 Masters, and the rest is basically undergraduates.
Xinhua military: are highly educated professionals. Side in the composition of team, what the specific selection criteria?
Zhao was: it is the height of the main. Our team are 1.78-1.82 meters square handsome children.
“Hero Camp” high-altitude reconnaissance aircraft was shot down by the KMT
Xinhua Military: Speaking of military history, we are called “Hero Camp”, this What are the origins of the title of it?
Zhao was: October 7, 1952, the 10th anniversary of the defending National Capital Region air defense operations, we camp at the Beijing Datong shot down over the KMT RB-57D high altitude reconnaissance aircraft 1, creating a the history of the world’s first anti-aircraft surface to air missiles to shoot down enemy planes with the wars. Later, also shot down is considered to be “not shot down,” the U2 high altitude reconnaissance aircraft. In 1964, my battalion was named Department of Defense as “the hero business.”
Xinhua military: the 60th anniversary of the National Day parade, you, as party leader what do you think?
Zhao was: National Day parade in 1984 when I was an enlisted soldier soon; 1999 National Day military parade, I have not be chosen. This time to participate, but also as party leader, I am very proud. Although a lot of pressure, but I am confident that the training side team can do a good job. Our team will side with the best state for the motherland review. (Interview by Xinhua military correspondent Gong Linmeng)
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