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Zhuhai 2016: China reveals Cloud Shadow UAV for export
The Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) unveiled the first high-altitude, high-speed fixed-wing UAV available for export by China at the 11th Zhuhai Air Show, being held this week in southern China from 1-6 November.
The jet-powered Cloud Shadow, developed by AVIC’s Chengdu Aerospace Corporation (CAC), is designed for long-range reconnaissance and strike missions.
CAC indicated that the UAV has a line-of-sight link radius of 290km, cruising altitude of 14,000m and a maximum speed of 620km/h.
A variety of air-to-ground missiles and glide bombs were exhibited at the static display, including new armaments such as the Blue Arrow-7 and …
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