Author Topic: Report: Saudi parade with Chinese missiles sent a message to the U.S.  (Read 238 times)

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it is known that the whole documentation for R-5 had been delivered from Soviet Union to China in the late 1950s.Limited numbers of DF-1 were produced in the 1960s, and have since been retired. All DF-2 were retired from active duty in the 1980s. The propellant is liquid oxygen so you have to raise the missile into launch mode and then proceed to oxidize the missile which would take several hours. Liquid Oxygen is extremely dangerous.CIA and Saudi air force officers hammered out the ways and means for acquiring the new Chinese missiles during a series of secretive meetings at the spy agency's Langley, Va., headquarters and over dinners at restaurants in northern Virginia during the spring and summer of 2007, a well-informed source tells Newsweek.

http://www.globalsecurity.org/wmd/world/china/df-2
http://www.newsweek.com/exclusive-cia-helped-saudis-secret-chinese-missile-deal-227283?piano_t=1.htm
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