China signed a contract in 2014 for two regiment sets of the Russian-made S-400 anti-aircraft missile system. Photo: EPA-EFE

Russia and China defy US with delivery of anti-aircraft missile systems to Chinese military

  • Second regiment set of S-400 surface-to-air missile systems is en route to China, Russian government source says
  • Chinese military’s equipment unit and its director were placed under US sanctions last year for buying Russian hardware
Topic |   China military

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China signed a contract in 2014 for two regiment sets of the Russian-made S-400 anti-aircraft missile system. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Zhenhua Lu

Zhenhua Lu

Zhenhua Lu joined the Post in 2017 as US correspondent covering US-China relations on diplomacy, security and trade. After six years' working overseas in Brussels and Washington DC, he is now based in Hong Kong and writes about China foreign policy. He has master's in international journalism.