U.S. says China to imitate the French flag -7 Sidewinder
a lot of equipment, the PLA forces red 7 low-altitude air defense missile system
“red flag” -6 “red flag” -7/FM-807FM-90/CSA-4 missile
convinced the U.S. Department of Defense The PLA is equipped with 30 sets of “red flag” -6. Probably from the 1980s, the missile on a “red flag” in the name of the 61 equipment deployment. “Red Flag” a 6 missiles and the U.S. “Sparrow” missile similar, but more important, more. Installation of semi-active radar missile homing seeker, data link control the middle. Each SX2150-type 6 × 6 wheeled car equipped with two missiles, the system uses 571-based radar systems. “Red Flag” a 6l series has now been “red flag” -7 lot of replacement.
“red flag” -7 French “Sidewinder” missiles of Chinese generic version. In the 1970s, the French company Thales to provide China with a “Sidewinder” missiles samples. China’s generic model, there are two, one four-wheeler using the Chinese Army high-mobility type, the other is the Air Force’s towing type. China’s export model known as FM-80 and FM-90, compared to the “Sidewinder”, the main improvement is the installation of an infrared search devices, while improving the missile’s range. “Red Flag” -7 is also widely with the Chinese navy ships.