Pakistan inducts advanced Chinese missile defence system

Pakistan inducts advanced Chinese missile defence system

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LY-80 is a Chinese mobile Air Defence system, capable of tracking and destroying variety of aerial targets at longer ranges

Pakistan Army has inducted Chinese-built Low to Medium Altitude Air Defence System (LOMADS) LY-80 in its air defence system, according to a statement issued by Pakistan military’s media wing.

Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, was the chief guest at the ceremony, held at the Army Auditorium in Rawalpindi.

LY-80 “increases our response capability to current and emerging air defence threats” the statement quoted the COAS as saying.

Bajwa was accompanied by Lieutenant General Muhammad Zahid Latif Mirza, Commander of Army Air Defence Command.

The induction of the Chinese air defence is manifestation of the growing defence and strategic relationship between Pakistan and China.

LY-80 is a Chinese mobile Air Defence system, capable of tracking and destroying a variety of aerial targets at longer ranges, flying at low and medium altitudes. It cannot only track but also destroy a variety of aerial targets at longer ranges flying at low and medium altitudes.

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