The first snapshot of the Chinese heavy reconnaissance and strike stealth drone GJ-11 Sharp Sword in flight appeared on the popular in China social network Weibo. The device was developed by the Hongdu Aviation Industry Group. (HAIG).
This year, the device entered service with the People's Liberation Army of China (PLA).
Drone images have been published before, but before the images of the flying GJ-11 did not exist.
The device is used for reconnaissance, and as an attack drone. On internal and external sling, it is capable of carrying up to two tons of payload. Its maximum take-off weight is 10 tonnes. Chinese UAV is capable of developing speed 900-1000 kmh. Its combat radius is 1,2 thousands of kilometers. The drone is equipped with a jet engine and, thanks to the use of stealth technology, has invisibility.
Previously it could be seen in October 2019 of the year, when he took part in the Tiananmen Square Parade in Beijing, dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the People's Republic of China. Besides, unmanned aerial vehicle, flying wing, demonstrated at a closed UAV exhibition, held at the PLA air base Malan, where he was even captured from the satellite.
One of the features of this Chinese drone is the flat nozzle.
The first flight photo of the new GJ-11 Sharp Sword heavy reconnaissance and strike UAV developed by the Hongdu Aviation Industry Group (HAIG) aircraft corporation has been published on the Chinese social network weibo.
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