The HQ-9B ground-to-air missile defence system was ready to shoot targeting drones during the drills. Photo: CCTV The HQ-9B ground-to-air missile defence system was ready to shoot targeting drones during the drills. Photo: CCTV
The HQ-9B ground-to-air missile defence system was ready to shoot targeting drones during the drills. Photo: CCTV

China puts upgraded HQ-9 missile system to extreme test

  • A PLA red vs blue team drill allowed the testing of a newly commissioned missile system, including electromagnetic interference to challenge the missile type
  • The HQ-9B is a new vertical launch, medium and long-range ground-to-air missile defence system to intercept airborne targets up to 250km

Topic |   China's military weapons
The HQ-9B ground-to-air missile defence system was ready to shoot targeting drones during the drills. Photo: CCTV The HQ-9B ground-to-air missile defence system was ready to shoot targeting drones during the drills. Photo: CCTV
The HQ-9B ground-to-air missile defence system was ready to shoot targeting drones during the drills. Photo: CCTV
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