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D&S 2017: China exhibits mobile EO vehicles

6th November 2017 - 11:44 GMT | by Wendell Minnick in Bangkok

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Henan-based China Electronics Technology Corporation (CETC) exhibited models and images of three new mobile ground-based electro-optical (EO) defence systems for ‘low, slow, small’ targets at this week’s Defence & Security 2017 expo, being held in Bangkok from 6-9 November.

The ‘O-Shield Comprehensive Electro-Optical Defence System’ is produced by the 27th Research Institute of CETC. The first model on display was a four-wheeled all-terrain vehicle that features a multi-wavelength detection system that includes radar, TV, IR and laser warning sensors. 

The radar has a detection range of 12km, EO tracking range of 9km and laser active countermeasure response of 7km. The

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

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