Wed, September 12, 2012
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Eyeing Japan, Chinese PLA manages to intercept antiship missiles

2012-09-12 05:24:57 GMT2012-09-12 13:24:57(Beijing Time)  SINA English

Four fighters fly to the “war zone” at super low space. (Photo/Agencies)


By Yu Runze, Sina English

Chinnese Navy of People's Liberation Army has succeed in intercepting an antiship missile, using new shipboard artillery in a recent drill, which sets a new world record and 4 national records, PLA Daily reported.

When the antiship missile is fired, PLA radar begins to search for the missile as the terminal defense system immediately starts up, ammunition in place, thus forming a network, and destroying the coming missile, the report read.

The new artillery could form a fire network, protecting our ships from enemy's attacks. The artilaty net is able to threaten U.S. and Japan's naval vessels, especially to deter Japan's navy, said a military strategist.

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