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Battle for the Andes

... short-range YLC-18 stations). The $60-million deal was substantial for the small South American nation. However, in April 2013, it was reported that the Chinese radars were incompatible with Peruvian aeronautics and the deal was subsequently annulled. Ecuador demanded that China pay a compensation for terminating the contract and announced a new tender for the purchase of radar systems, which was eventually won by the Spanish Indra Sistemas. China has developed much closer relations with Bolivia on the arms market. This is hardly surprising, seeing as though the two countries have been working together in this sphere since the early 1990s, when Bolivia purchases anti-aircraft guns, howitzers, MANPADS and AT assault weapons [ 1 ]. Given the current state ...


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