New version of China’s most advanced air-to-air missile the PL-15 is destined for export market

//New version of China’s most advanced air-to-air missile the PL-15 is destined for export market

New version of China’s most advanced air-to-air missile the PL-15 is destined for export market

China has unveiled a version of its most powerful air-to-air missile designed for the export market at the Zhuhai air show. In a post on Weibo on Monday, the state-owned Aviation Industry Corporation of China said the PL-15E “has the ability to attack manned aircraft, unmanned aircraft, cruise missiles and other targets located more than 145km [90 miles] away”.The medium to long-range missile can travel at four times the speed of sound and is powered by a dual-thrust, solid-fuel motor.Its…

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