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Myanmar to acquire Chinese long-range strike system

16th April 2020 - 01:30 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Christchurch


Myanmar’s military is reportedly soon set to receive an initial batch of SY-400 precision-guided strike weapons from China.

It is not known how many of these solid-fuel systems the Myanmar Army is buying, nor exactly when they will arrive, but Myanmar will gain some technology transfer concessions from China. The system is made by the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC).

Apparently the two countries had been locked in negotiations for years over this purchase.

Available for export, the SY-400 is mounted on a Wanshan 8x8 truck chassis, and it can fire either rockets or short-range ballistic missiles from

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Gordon Arthur


Gordon Arthur

Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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