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Wednesday, June 22, 2016
HQ/SA2 SAM is alive and well in China.
In this recently published PLAAF PR photos, it seems that the old HQ/SA2 SAM of the Vietnam War fame is still in service with a AirDefense Regiment, Central Theater Command. What? Are they expecting operation linebacker III?
Other assets of this AD regiment include the Type730 land based CIWS for point and the HQ61 for low-to-medium air-defense.