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CH-5 ready for series production

18th July 2017 - 08:21 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong

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The China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) flew its first serial production version of the CH-5 UAV on 14 July, the flight occurring in northern Hebei Province.

This milestone for the Caihong 5 (which means ‘Rainbow’) MALE platform means it is now ready for full-scale production for either or both the Chinese military and the export market. 

Ou Zhongming, the CH project manager, told the China Daily that the design was now finalised, and that CASC was discussing potential sales with customers of existing CH-family of UAVs.

Known CH users include Iraq, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

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