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China Builds 'Must See TV' Missiles Print E-mail
by Tom McGregor    Thu, Sep 11, 2014, 01:17 AM

BEIJING:  The People's Liberation Army (PLA) of China has showcased its air defense sytem by broadcasting missiles attacks on primetime televsion. 

Channel NewsAsia reports that, "China has unveiled its latest military hardware on primetime television, an advanced air defence system that reports said has a "high success rate" destroying incoming missiles and aircraft."

Lan Yun, deputy chief editor of monthly journal Modern Ships, is quoted as saying that, "As a naval point defence missile system, HongQi-10 boasts a particularly quick response to low-altitude missiles that area defence systems fail to intercept."

According to Channel AsiaNews, "The HongQi-10 (Reg Flag 10) surface-to-air missile was shown in the evening news bulletin Wednesday (Sep 10) being fired from ships and land-based mobile launchers, and exploding in the sky on impact with its target."

China has been boosting its military capabilities in recent years.

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