Saturday, August 29, 2009
U.S. Accuses Pakistan Of Illegally Modifying American-Made Missiles
If I were the Pak Navy, I wouldn't modify the Harpoon missile at all (or their inventory of the French Exocet) - they are far more accurate than the Chinese Ying-Ji-802 therefore effective and worth keeping intact. Pak Navy has access to plenty of Ying-Ji-802, that cost about a 10th of the Harpoon/Exocet and don't require a second thought for modification or the subsequent grief they'd get. The Heavy Industries Taxila (HIT - the national arms manufacturing factory) has always been adept at modifying and/or copying Chinese arms and munitions than the American hardware - less complicated, and no political strings attached.
Read the Article at HuffingtonPost