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Taiwan develops anti-radiation ‘kamikaze’ UAV

24th June 2019 - 02:24 GMT | by Charles Au in Taipei


After the Republic of China Air Force (ROCAF) obtained a NT$80 billion ($2.54 billion) budget over a five-year period to develop and manufacture an anti-radiation UAV fleet, the National Chung-Shan Institute of Science & Technology (NCSIST) will showcase the entire trailer-mounted system at the upcoming TADTE exhibition in Taipei.

This UAV developed under Project Jian Xiang is designed for use against China, where a wave of these aircraft would saturate any weapon assets emitting electromagnetic transmissions that are crossing the Taiwan Strait.

No specifications about the UAV or its general characteristics have been revealed yet.

The Jian Xiang UAV is

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Charles Au


Charles Au

Charles was born in Malaysia, but educated in Taiwan. He is currently based in the …

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