China debuts its most advanced stealth drone yet
China has debuted a new stealth aircraft called the CH-7 at the AirShow China 2018 exhibition.
CHINA — The China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation has debuted a next-generation stealth combat aircraft called CH-7.
According to the Global Times, the unmanned aircraft has a wingspan of 22 meters, a length of 10 meters, and a cruise altitude of 10 to 13 km. It also has the ability to stay in the air for 15 hours.
The CH-7 is capable of launching weapons such as anti-radiation missiles, long-distance precision-guided bombs, and more. It can also intercept radar electronic signals and detect high-value targets.
The combat aircraft is currently at the AirShow China 2018 exhibition in Zhuhai from November 6 to 11.
The aircraft is scheduled to make its first flight in 2019 and will be available for mass production by 2022 if everything goes according to plan.
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