The helicopter drone is put through its paces at the National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology in Taichung, Taiwan, on Tuesday. Photo: AP
The helicopter drone is put through its paces at the National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology in Taichung, Taiwan, on Tuesday. Photo: AP
Taiwan

Taiwan unveils close-range helicopter-like drone to keep an eye on threats from mainland China

  • More than 110 operators are being trained to remotely control the drones, which can vertical take-off and land without a runway
  • During demonstration event, island’s top weapons builder displayed other UAVs, including a new stealth drone still under design

The helicopter drone is put through its paces at the National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology in Taichung, Taiwan, on Tuesday. Photo: AP
The helicopter drone is put through its paces at the National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology in Taichung, Taiwan, on Tuesday. Photo: AP
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