The PLA operates a diverse mix of indigenously manufactured and imported Russian air-to-air missiles, air-to-surface missiles, anti-ship missiles, and precision guided munitions.
Designation Type Guidance Origin Introduction PL-2 SRAAM IR China 1970s PL-5 SRAAM IR China 1980s PL-6 SRAAM IR China 1980s PL-8 SRAAM IR China 1990s PL-9 SRAAM IR China 1990s PL-10 SRAAM IIR China 2010s PL-11 MRAAM Semi-active radar China 1990s PL-12 MRAAM Active radar China 2000s PL-15 MRAAM Active radar China In development PL-90/TY-90 SRAAM IR China 2000s R-27 MRAAM Semi-active radar Russia 1992 R-73 SRAAM IR Russia 1992 R-77 MRAAM Active radar Russia 2002
Air-to-Surface / Anti-Ship Missiles
Designation Type Guidance Origin Introduction Kh-29T LACM TV Russia 2002 Kh-59ME LACM TV Russia 2002 KD-10 ATGM MMW China 2010s KD-20 LACM TERCOM+INS China 2000s KD-63 LACM TV/IR China 2000s KD-88 LACM TV/IR China 2000s KD-9 ATGM MMW China 2010s YJ-12 ASCM Radar China 2010s YJ-6 (C-601) ASCM Radar China 1980s YJ-8K ASCM Radar China 1980s YJ-83K ASCM Radar/IR China 2000s YJ-9 ASCM Radar China 2010s YJ-91 ARM Anti-radiation China/Russia 2000s
Precision Guided Munitions
Designation Type Guidance Origin Introduction LS-500J (LT-2) PGM Laser China 2000s KAB-1500KR PGM TV Russia 2000s KAB-500KR PGM TV Russia 2000s
Last updated: 1 January 2017