28 Feb '14, 4pm

via DoD Buzz | First Triton Squadrons Stationed in Guam #Defense #Military

First It is true what the P8 is vulnerable against SAMs but not nearly as vulnerable as the MQ-4C how didn’t have any countermeasures and a bigger RCS and also no Armament to strike back or first. The P8 instead has the capabilities with the Boeing AGM-84L to attack enemy surface combatants at a range of 200 km and this is a greater range them the most existent enemy SAM systems how are installed one surface Combatant’s for example the max effective range of the most advance Chinese (Type 51C/D) Air Destroyer is up to 150km (S300FM). The most Chinese Surface Warships are equipped with SAM system how have a much smaller effective range for example with the SA-N-12 Grizzly (max range up to 40km) the largest part have even Sam System with less capable SAMs like the HQ7.But the real Point is what the MQ4C cost nearly as much as a P8 Poseidon but has no weapons instead and as c...

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