China aerospace industry unveils new combat drones and fighter aircraft at AirShow China 2016 10811168

 
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1 - 6 November 2016
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New drones and aircraft at AirShow China 2016
 
 
China aerospace industry unveils new combat drones and fighter aircraft at AirShow China 2016.
This year's China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition (AirShow China) is likely to put the spotlight on a number of domestic unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), which will bring intensified competition to the global drone market.
     
This year's China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition (AirShow China) is likely to put the spotlight on a number of domestic unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), which will bring intensified competition to the global drone market. Chinese-made Cloud Shadow combat drone at Zhuhai AirShow China 2016.
     

More than 700 exhibitors from 42 countries and regions, among which, 45 percent are foreign firms, have signed up for the show this year. The expo will also feature 130 aircraft for static and flying displays, including a large variety of business jets and private aircraft.

In addition to the usual national pavilions from countries like Russia, Ukraine, France, the Czech Republic, the U.S. and Canada, Liu said that Austria would be making its debut while the Netherlands and New Zealand would both be making their return after nearly a decade.

For the first time, Chinese aerospace industry presents its new domestic-built J-20 stealth fighter and military jets such as the J-10B, China defense industry alos showcase various UAVs including the new Wing Loong 2 and the Cloud Shadow, a turbojet-powered, medium/high-altitude long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicle.

The Cloud Shadow was unveiled during the Zhuhai AirShow China 2016. This military drone is made by AVIC Chengdu Aircraft Industrial Group Co.

China's drone sector is seeing a rapid rise in momentum as domestic products have found a competitive edge in the global market thanks to relatively low costs and good performance, Wang Yanan, chief editor of Aerospace Knowledge magazine, told the Global Times on Sunday.

The application value of civilian drones has been widely recognized, and large investment in military drones has promoted more research and development in the country's military equipment, Wang noted.
     
 

 

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