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Missile sale to Turkey confirmed

By Peng Yining ( China Daily ) Updated: 2015-03-19 07:33:09

System has been chosen for its cost-effectiveness and for technological reasons, say analysts

China confirmed an agreement to sell the HQ-9 air defense missile system to Turkey on Tuesday, during the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace exhibition in Malaysia.

A representative of China National Precision Machinery Import & Export Corporation said it was well-known that the Chinese FD-2000 system, a HQ-9 model for export, was chosen for the contract with Turkey in 2013.

Missile sale to Turkey confirmed

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