I find it interesting that we're getting many more images of the HQ17 on the wheeled chassis, as opposed to the tracked chassis, which was the starting variant. Is that an indication that the tracked one is not really being produced in large numbers anymore?
And, regardless of the variant, is there any way to track the current numbers of the HQ17 in the PLA?
I was searching for intel on the LY-80/HQ-16A and the available data is a bit misleading. These seemingly contradictory numbers are likely based on different flight profiles and have to account for the kinematic engagement envelope: