FM-90 Specifications (CNPMIEC)
The HongQi 7 (HQ-7) has been developed by China Academy of Defence Technology in the late 1980s and its improved variant HQ-7/FM-90 was introduced in 1998. Latest version of the HQ-7B/FM-90 uses indigenously developed 6 x 6 light armoured personnel carrier chassis.
FM-90 acquisition radar uses mechanically steered S-band 3D Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) antenna. It can detect 48 target and track 24 of them.
The Hong Qi 7 missile uses a solid rocket motor which gives missile a maximum speed of Mach 2.3 and a range of 12km.
Target 600 m/s: 700 - 7,000 m
Cruise Missile Target 300 m/s: 700 - 11,000 m
Aircraft Target: 12,000 m
Maximum Detection Range RCS=0.1 m2: 20 km
Maximum Tracking Range RCS=0.1 m2: 18 km
Missile Maximum load Factor: 35 G