The Sharp Sword stealth drone is seen at the National Day military parade rehearsal in Beijing on Saturday. Photo: Handout

China to deploy Sharp Sword stealth drone for new Type 001A aircraft carrier

  • Military sources say warship will be equipped with reconnaissance version of the UAV, and the vessel is expected to enter service later this year
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The Sharp Sword stealth drone is seen at the National Day military parade rehearsal in Beijing on Saturday. Photo: Handout
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The DR-8 supersonic reconnaissance drone is seen in a military parade rehearsal in Beijing on Saturday. Photo: Handout

China unveils supersonic spy drone during National Day military parade rehearsal

  • Expect ‘exciting new weaponry on show’ during event marking 70th anniversary of founding of People’s Republic, analyst says
  • At least two types of advanced unmanned aerial vehicle likely to take part
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The DR-8 supersonic reconnaissance drone is seen in a military parade rehearsal in Beijing on Saturday. Photo: Handout
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