Ballistic missiles from China on the global market

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China is selling ground-to-ground ballistic missiles to the highest bidders, already having supplied the weapons to four nations worldwide.The news came to light recently when Saudi Arabia displayed a Chinese Dongfeng 3 Intermediate-Range Ballistic Missile during a military parade on April 29.Saudi Arabia purchased ballistic missiles from China in the late 1980s, in the wake of the successful launch of a ballistic missile by Israel, after the US turned down its request to buy weapons. The missiles helped the nation successfully deter Iraq from making further advances after its invasion of Kuwait.With a range of some 300 kilometers, Dongfeng missiles are accurate to within a radius of 500 m of the target, thanks to the four small wings at its head capable of adjusting its trajectory. Dongfeng missiles are vehicle-mounted, allowing for mobility.

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