HQ-9 system common throughout China : News Photo

HQ-9 system common throughout China

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JIANGXIA, CHINA - MARCH 4, 2013: Surface-to-air missile (SAM) sites are employed by most militaries around the world to identify and neutralize incoming threat aircraft or missiles. Given their distinct configuration, the facilities and equipment associated with SAM systems are easily identified as seen on this satellite image of the HQ-9 (HongQi-9) SAM system in Jiangxia, China. (Photo DigitalGlobe via Getty Images)
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JIANGXIA, CHINA - MARCH 4, 2013: Surface-to-air missile (SAM) sites are employed by most militaries around the world to identify and neutralize incoming threat aircraft or missiles. Given their distinct configuration, the facilities and equipment associated with SAM systems are easily identified as seen on this satellite image of the HQ-9 (HongQi-9) SAM system in Jiangxia, China. (Photo DigitalGlobe via Getty Images)
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March 18, 2013
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