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Sky Dragon air defense system

Country of Origin: China


The Chinese Sky Dragon is a medium-range surface-to-air missile system designed to defeat fixed-wing and rotary aircraft, uncrewed aerial vehicles and cruise missiles. The baseline model is also known as the Sky Dragon 50 or GAS2. NORINCO also offers a short-range air defense system designated the Sky Dragon 12 (see "Variants," below).

A complete system includes three to six launchers, each with four missiles in cylindrical canisters mounted on a traversable platform at the rear...

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