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Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Long-range early warning system in Heilongjiang revealed

Long-range phased array warning systemPhotos of China's long-range phased array warning system with a similar appearance to the US PAVE PAWS have been revealed by the Guancha Syndicate, a political website based in Shanghai, on Aug. 7.

The photos taken last May indicate that China has the capability to develop its own version of a long-range warning radar like the United States and Russia.

Established at an unknown space monitoring station in Heilongjiang province in the country's northeast, the long-range radar system is able to detect targets 5,500 kilometers away. It can be used to direct the People's Liberation Army's air defense missiles to intercept incoming ballistic missiles.

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