U.S. says Pakistan may buy Chinese missiles against India Red 9
China in 2007, the HQ-9 surface-display model
China in 2007, the HQ-9 surface-display system, the radar model
According to the U.S. “Defense News” reported on March 30, Pakistani defense analyst Harry ? Khan and other military sources said that Pakistan could introduce to the Chinese “Red Flag” -9 air defense systems.
Western defense analysts that the “red flag” -9 system integration of the Russian S-300 and the U.S. “Patriot” some features of earlier models. Public information display, “red flag” -9 uses inertial guidance plus end of the anti-radiation homing. At launch, the missile entered the target in advance of the electromagnetic characteristics of information. Each missile battalion consists of four missile battalions to provide targeting data to the ESM vehicles. “Red Flag” -9 air defense system to the aircraft of 125 km, 50 km of air-launched missiles, cruise missiles and 25 km of the effective intercept.
have tactical ballistic missile defense system in India, Pakistan’s deterrence and confidence has dropped significantly. India and Pakistan now have nuclear weapons, despite the nuclear equivalent of a small, but large populations in cities in South Asia so that any nuclear attack would cause serious casualties. Densely populated cities, buildings are not strong, even in peacetime fire equipment is also inadequate; to mention the lack of radiation burns, medical conditions, especially in Pakistan. A Pakistani analysts believe that any nuclear attack on civilian targets must penetrate the strategic defensive circle around the target. India’s delivery systems, including aircraft and missiles that can attack any target in Pakistan. Pakistan’s forces can only cover a limited range.
Harris Pakistani military experts believe that, “Although some people say, Pakistani civilian government came to power, the military budget has been cut, affecting the purchase of Pakistan’s military-oriented, but the real impact on the direction of Pakistan’s military procurement Indian missile early warning systems. Pakistan to buy Chinese ‘red flag’ -9 system is very keen. ” For Pakistan’s purchase intention, Pakistan officials have not made it clear. A Chinese military expert said China’s military is already on the market in the international “red flag” -9, relative to the S-300, the lower its price, performance was comparable with the latter, it said that some countries favor, is a normal commercial event. ▲
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