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Taiwan awaits future production of Teng Yun UAV

5th January 2018 - 09:29 GMT | by Charles Au in Taipei

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Taiwan’s series production of the Teng Yun (Cloud Rider) MALE UAV, a type that will eventually be inducted into the Republic of China Air Force (ROCAF), is still several years away.

A source at the Ministry of National Defense indicated that production could be delayed at least three years due to technical development issues.

Ultimately, at least ten platforms will be produced at a cost of about NTD3.4 billion ($114.6 million).

A newly formed squadron of the ROCAF will be the main operational unit of the new unmanned vehicle. However, the ROCAF was somewhat surprised by the announcement as President

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