April 6, 2020 (Google Translation) – In response to media reports that “Procurement against France, the Navy upgraded the Kangding class ship’s electrical warfare jamming system for more than 800 million yuan,” the naval command stated today (6) as follows:
1. Naval Kangding class ship jamming rocket launch system Combining the combat system, it can effectively improve the survival rate of the ship itself in the face of the threat of enemy missiles. It has been in use for more than 25 years. The system and the jamming bomb are facing a vanishing business source. Therefore, the “Kangding Class Ship Jamming System Life Extension Case” was handled.
2. In order to seamlessly integrate the combat power, avoid the formation of combat power gaps, achieve the goal of rapidly improving the combat power, and at the same time consider the French intellectual property rights issues, after careful evaluation, our army will handle the “Kangding class ship interference system” in accordance with the provisions of the Government Procurement Law The “Life Extension Case” meets the naval combat needs and calls on the Chinese to support it.
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