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Analysis: China’s CETC unveils new radars

16th November 2017 - 23:58 GMT | by Wendell Minnick in Taipei


China is rapidly developing radar and identification, friend and foe (IFF) systems through extensive research and development. Indeed, China is offering lessons learned to the international market as export defence items. 

This became obvious after Shephard reviewed product literature acquired at last week’s Defense & Security 2017 exhibition in Bangkok.

The first was the ground-based I/J-band SW-R6 Near Field Monitoring Radar used to detect ground moving targets such as crowds and vehicles on the battlefield. It has a panoramic can mode of 350° with a range of 14-28km. It can be man-packed or vehicle mounted.

The second was the X-band

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Wendell Minnick


Wendell Minnick

Wendell Minnick (顏文德) was Shephard's Senior Asia Correspondent throughout 2017 and 2018. Wendell is an …

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