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Country of Origin: China


The HQ-16 (Red Flag-16) is a medium-range surface-to-air missile system developed by China with Russian assistance. The system is reportedly a development of the Russian SA-11 Gadfly (Buk-M1) and SA-17 Grizzly (Buk-2M) SAM systems. Analysts have touted the weapon's precision and suggested it wi ll significantly improve China's ability to counter modern aerial threats.

The HQ-16 is able to intercept targets at high altitude, as well as low-flying targets at a range of up to 25 mi...

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