China has unveiled its new-generation stealth combat unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), stated to be the most advanced drone developed so far by the country, according to a media report Tuesday.
The UAV – CH7 – was unveiled on Monday at the Air Show China 2018 in Zhuhai, South China’s Guangdong Province, the state-run Global Times reported.
Shi Wen, the chief engineer and designer of China’s Caihong (CH) or Rainbow UAV series claimed that “the performance of the CH7 in many areas is much better than the US-made RQ-170, and quite close to the RQ-180.”
The CH7 makes China the second country, following the US, to produce high-altitude long-endurance combat UAVs with advanced penetration capabilities, Shi told the paper. Read more