- Aug 28, 2016
- Reaction score
the sale of the air defence systems marked the entrance of the China's potential weapon sales to further in the area. Turkmenistan acquired the HQ-7B, HQ-12/KS-1A, and HQ-9 surface to air missiles, significantly boosting up their air defence. for a while their main, best air defense system was the S-200. The Chinese also supplied Turkmenistan with QW-2 MANPADs.