The XQ-58A Valkyrie demonstrator completed its first flight in 2019. Photo: Handout
The XQ-58A Valkyrie demonstrator completed its first flight in 2019. Photo: Handout

Chinese engineers say they have found flaws in the latest US combat drone

  • Their analysis suggests its design prioritised weapons and fuel at the expense of manoeuvrability
  • Previous study had warned the drones could quickly form large swarms and pose a severe threat to the PLA in a conflict

Topic |   China's military weapons
The XQ-58A Valkyrie demonstrator completed its first flight in 2019. Photo: Handout
The XQ-58A Valkyrie demonstrator completed its first flight in 2019. Photo: Handout
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