China to make its largest ever drone export in Pakistan deal


China has agreed an export deal with Pakistan to send a batch of military-grade drones to the country.

The agreement comes just days after Russia and India signed a multi-billion pound arms deal, in what has been described as anti-US ‘sabre rattling’.

According to a report from the Express, the advanced military drone to be shipped out to Pakistan will be the 48 Wing Loong II UCAV.

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The UCAV is a recon and strike multirole endurance drone which is more than eight metres long, four metres tall and has a wingspan of 18 metres.

The report goes on to describe how the drone can reach an altitude of 5.6 miles and travel at 211mph.


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