Jeffrey LewisChina’s HQ-19 Hit-to-Kill Interceptor

Scott Lafoy sits in for Aaron as Scott and Jeffrey discuss China’s hit-to-kill program being tested out of Korla in China’s western desert. China released video of some the tests! Is the HQ-19 designed to defend against missiles or shoot-down satellites? ┬áBOTH, SILLY!

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  1. Nicky (History)

    how could you possibly identify two silos at wuzhai?
    there are three.

  2. Dong Feng (History)

    It appears that the Korla facility started as the warhead impact zone for ICBM testing taking off from Jiuquan and Taiyuan, and later evolved into an ASAT and NMD testing site, plus an imaging satellite calibration facility