Defence Notes

​Analysis: Confusion over S-400 deal for China

23rd January 2018 - 00:42 GMT | by Wendell Minnick in Taipei


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There was confusion over last week’s announcement that deliveries had begun of the Russian-built Almaz-Antei S-400 Triumf surface-to-air missile (SAM) system to China. Reports that the S-400 would give China complete blanket coverage of the entire island of Taiwan from coastal batteries now appear premature.

The delivery announcement was ...

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