MAKER: XINSHIDAI GROUP (COSTIND) TYPE: MAN PORTABLE SURFACE TO AIR MISSILE LENGTH: 4.62 FEET DIAMETER: 3 INCHES RANGE: 5 MILES WEIGHT: 25 POUNDS ENGINE: SOLID ROCKET BOOSTER TOP SPEED: MACH 1.5 GUIDANCE: INFRA-RED HEAT SEEKING WEAPON LOAD: 1.25 POUNDS HIGH EXPLOSIVE
The”Qianwei (Advance Guard)-2” missile is capable of destroying civilian airliners and military aircraft. According to the developers of this new missile, the “Qianwei-2” is the world’s most effective one-man shoulder-launched ultra-low-altitude air defense missile, surpassing the U.S. “Stinger” and the French “Mistral” in performance.
The QW-2 is China’s third indigenous shoulder-launched, IR-homing air defense missile. The missile was based on the QW-1, but upgraded with the Russian 9K310 Igla-1 (NATO codename: SA-16 Gimlet) technology. The missile has been fielded by the PLA on the Type 95 SPAAA/SAM system.
MANUFACTURED BY China Leihua Electronic Technology Research Institute (LETRI), also known as 607 Institute TUPE - AIR TO AIR RANGE - 50 MILES LENGTH - 12.5 FEET WING SPAN - 2.2 FEET WEIGHT - 396 POUNDS ENGINE - SOLID PROPELLENT DUAL PULSE GUIDANCE - ACTIVE RADAR RADAR HOMING SPEED - MACH 4
The Chinese PL-12 missile reportedly uses a Russian-made AGAT radar seeker directly related to the Russian R-77 (AA-12 Adder) air-to-air missile. The PL-12 reportedly has a maximum head-on engagement range of 50 miles and a maximum speed of four times the speed of sound. The PL-12 recently completed a series of trials on the Shenyang J-8II, and integration tests are now under way on the Chengdu F-10 advanced fighter.
TYPE - ANTI-SHIP AND LAND ATTACK MAKER - China Hai-Ying Electro-Mechanical Technology Academy (CHETA) - CASIC 3rd Academy WARHEAD - 64 LB. (29 KG) time-delayed semi-armour-piercing high-explosive RANGE - 12 MILES WING SPAN - 23 INCHES LENGTH - 8.125 FEET WEIGHT - 220 POUNDS ENGINE - SOLID PROPELLENT BOOSTER AND SUSTAINER GUIDANCE - I/R TV SEEKER OR ACTIVE MILIMETER WAVE RADAR HOMING SEA SKIMMER TERMINAL GUIDANCE USING HIGH RES. RADAR IMAGING SPEED - MACH .8 AT SEA LEVEL
The C-701 is a light-weight anti-ship missile designed to attack small surface targets. Powered by a solid rocket engine, the C-701 has a range of 12 miles and a cruising speed of 0.8 Mach. The C-701 can be launched from ships, land-based launchers, and fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters. Iran has test fired the C-701 as the KOSAR.
TYPE - SHIP LAUNCHED ANTI-SHIP MISSILE AKA HY-5 AND YJ-8 WARHEAD - 220 LB. (100 KG) CONVENTIONAL RANGE - 22 MILES WING SPAN - 4 FEET LENGTH - 21 FEET WEIGHT - 1,588 POUNDS ENGINE - SOLID PROPELLENT BOOSTER/ROCKET SUSTAINER GUIDANCE - ACTIVE MONO-PULSE RADAR HOMING SEA SKIMMER GPS SUPPLIED BY ROCKWELL SPEED - MACH .8 AT SEA LEVEL
The C.801 anti-ship cruise missile is a Chinese version of the popular French made EXOCET anti-ship cruise missile. Despite its somewhat larger size, the C.801 has about the same specifications and performance of the Exocet. Recent reports indicate the SARDINE has been upgraded with GPS navigation systems supplied by ROCKWELL.
China has exported the C.801 to Iran. Iranian Air Forces test fired the C.801 from U.S. built Phantom aircraft during their 1997 "Road To Jerusalem" wargames. C.801 cruise missiles can be air launched, fired from submarines or launched from a variety of ship/surface mounts using a solid rocket booster.
MAKER - China Hai-Ying Electro-Mechanical Technology Academy (CHETA) - CASIC 3rd Academy TYPE - ANTI-SHIP AND LAND ATTACK RANGE - 108 MILES ENGINE - SOLID PROPELLENT BOOSTER/TURBOJET SUSTAINER GUIDANCE - ACTIVE MONO-PULSE RADAR HOMING SEA SKIMMER GPS SUPPLIED BY ROCKWELL TERMINAL GUIDANCE USING HIGH RES. RADAR IMAGING SPEED - MACH .8 AT SEA LEVEL
The C.802 is a modified version of the C.801 with similar capability and accuracy to the U.S. Harpoon missile. The C.802 utilizes an air breathing turbojet to extend its range while keeping the warhead, airframe and avionics from the C.801.
The C.802 is reportedly available in both anti-ship and land attack versions. The C.802 most likely uses an active radar homing system to find targets in a pre-programmed area and may use a combination of Infra-red and SAR radar imaging for final targeting. The combination of I/R and radar imaging would render standard anti-radar defenses such as chaff ineffective.
Iran imported C-802 anti-ship cruise missile from China after the 1991 Gulf war. In 1996, China suspended exports in response to complaints by the United States. Iran expected to purchase 150 C-802 missiles from China but only received half of them because of the arms suspension.By mid-1997 Iran reportedly installed 60 missiles deployed in coastal batteries on Qeshm Island, a strategic point on the eastern side of the Arabian peninsula. In 1997, China transferred 15 patrol boats armed with C-802 missiles.
In early 2000 it was reported that North Korea and Iran were jointly developing an advanced version of the C-802 cruise missile. The missiles acquired by Iran were not equipped with advanced guidance systems and were considered outdated. Iran reportedly turned to North Korea for missile system technology, and the two countries are jointly developing an upgraded version with improved accuracy. However, more up-to-date intelligence has shown that the real source of the improved C-802 missiles was China.
MAKER: CHINA National Precision Machinery Import and Export Corp. (CPMIEC) TYPE: AIR LAUNCHED CRUISE MISSILE LENGTH: 21 FEET SPAN: 9 FEET RANGE: 300 MILES DIAMETER: 29.5 INCHES WEIGHT: 5,500 POUNDS EMPTY ENGINE: TURBOJET TOP SPEED: MACH .68 WEAPON LOAD: 1,100 POUNDS HIGH EXPLOSIVE
The YJ-63 is a land-attack cruise missile (LACM) developed from the HY-4 (XW-41) anti-ship cruise missile. Powered by a small turbojet, the Ying Ji-63 (YJ-63), or Strike Eagle-63 carries a 1,100 pound high explosive warhead at a speed of Mach 0.68 over a distance of 300 miles. While guided by inertial/GPS midcourse homing coupled with TV-command terminal guidance, the missile also receives target information via the bomber’s datalink antenna mounted in an under-belly fairing behind the bomb bay doors.
The YJ-63 is likely to be launched from the Xian H-6 'Badger' bomber, a copy of the Tupolev Tu-16. The naval version of this aircraft already has two wing-mounts for anti-ship missiles, but China is experimenting with additional pylons. One H-6 (No. 81217) has already been modified with four wing-mounted cruise missile pylons.
MAKER: CHINA National Precision Machinery Import and Export Corp. (CPMIEC) TYPE: CRUISE MISSILE LENGTH: 20 FEET 6 INCHES SPAN: 9 FEET 2 INCHES RANGE: 50 MILES DIAMETER: 29.5 INCHES WEIGHT: 5,500 POUNDS EMPTY ENGINE: SOLID ROCKET BOOSTER - LIQUID ROCKET CRUISE TOP SPEED: MACH .8 WEAPON LOAD: 852 POUNDS HIGH EXPLOSIVE
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