China’s WJ-700 drone is powered by a jet engine and can fly at altitudes of up to 12,000 metres. Photo: Weibo China’s WJ-700 drone is powered by a jet engine and can fly at altitudes of up to 12,000 metres. Photo: Weibo
China’s WJ-700 drone is powered by a jet engine and can fly at altitudes of up to 12,000 metres. Photo: Weibo

China’s high-speed, armed reconnaissance drone completes maiden flight

  • WJ-700 takes to the skies at an undisclosed location two years after appearing as a prototype at Airshow China
  • With a top speed of 700km/h, the unmanned aircraft is capable of carrying out a range of missions, including strikes on land and sea targets

Topic |   US-China relations
China’s WJ-700 drone is powered by a jet engine and can fly at altitudes of up to 12,000 metres. Photo: Weibo China’s WJ-700 drone is powered by a jet engine and can fly at altitudes of up to 12,000 metres. Photo: Weibo
China’s WJ-700 drone is powered by a jet engine and can fly at altitudes of up to 12,000 metres. Photo: Weibo
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