Armed Drone by China

Armed Drone by China 7 November, 2016

Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) has unveiled a new generation unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) at Zhuhai Airshow China 2016. Wing Loong II strike-capable reconnaissance UAV has been developed by AVIC’s Chengdu Aircraft Corporation unit, featuring an array of compatible weaponry. The Chineese UAV is similar in appearance to General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc MQ-9 Reaper, featuring three underwing hardpoints on each sides. The maximum speed of the UAV is 370 km/h with a service ceiling of 9 thousand meters. Wing Loong II has a 400 kg-payload capacity and an improved endurance of 32 hours.

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