China’s Wing Loong drones can carry a payload of a dozen missiles while reaching speeds of up to 370km/h (230mph). Photo: Dickson Lee China’s Wing Loong drones can carry a payload of a dozen missiles while reaching speeds of up to 370km/h (230mph). Photo: Dickson Lee
China’s Wing Loong drones can carry a payload of a dozen missiles while reaching speeds of up to 370km/h (230mph). Photo: Dickson Lee

Regional stability ‘at risk’ from China’s growing use of military drones

  • Three Chinese unmanned aerial vehicles spotted near Japan last month highlighted the increased focus on the technology
  • But Beijing is not alone in developing and deploying drones in the region and experts say an arms race could follow

Topic |   China's military
China’s Wing Loong drones can carry a payload of a dozen missiles while reaching speeds of up to 370km/h (230mph). Photo: Dickson Lee China’s Wing Loong drones can carry a payload of a dozen missiles while reaching speeds of up to 370km/h (230mph). Photo: Dickson Lee
China’s Wing Loong drones can carry a payload of a dozen missiles while reaching speeds of up to 370km/h (230mph). Photo: Dickson Lee
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