Artist illustration of the B-21 Raider stealth aircraft, which is being developed for the US Air Force. A Chinese company says its new drone could rival the B-21. Photo: Northrop Grumman
Artist illustration of the B-21 Raider stealth aircraft, which is being developed for the US Air Force. A Chinese company says its new drone could rival the B-21. Photo: Northrop Grumman
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Chinese firm claims new stealth drone may rival US Air Force’s B-21 Raider

  • Zhongtian Feilong has made a prototype it says could be used for precision strikes and as part of a swarm for surveillance
  • Developer says it is close to the American aircraft on speed, attack range, payload and stealth but cheaper to make and could last longer

Artist illustration of the B-21 Raider stealth aircraft, which is being developed for the US Air Force. A Chinese company says its new drone could rival the B-21. Photo: Northrop Grumman
Artist illustration of the B-21 Raider stealth aircraft, which is being developed for the US Air Force. A Chinese company says its new drone could rival the B-21. Photo: Northrop Grumman
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