The “Cloud Shadow” UAV independently developed by Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) made its appearance at the ongoing Airshow China 2018 in Zhuhai.
The UAV has a cruising altitude higher than the range of most surface-to-air missiles and are much faster than first generation UAVs, according to AVIC.
“In a battle of medium intensity, Cloud Shadow can safely conduct fast and extensive intelligence gathering and long-distance precise attacks against targets on the ground and sea,” an AVIC official says.
While satisfying the domestic market, Cloud Shadow is also vigorously exploring the international market and is receiving continuous attention from overseas buyers, he adds.
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