An artist’s impression of a General Atomics Aeronautical Systems‘ SeaGuardian drone in flight. Photo: Handout/General Atomics Aeronautical Systems An artist’s impression of a General Atomics Aeronautical Systems‘ SeaGuardian drone in flight. Photo: Handout/General Atomics Aeronautical Systems
An artist’s impression of a General Atomics Aeronautical Systems‘ SeaGuardian drone in flight. Photo: Handout/General Atomics Aeronautical Systems

Japan tests US-built drone to ‘monitor Chinese ships’ near Diaoyu/Senkaku islands

  • Trials of the SeaGuardian unmanned aerial vehicle coincide with the launch on Wednesday of a new class of advanced diesel-electric attack submarines
  • Both Japan’s coastguard and navy have been stretched thin by the vast area of ocean they need to monitor, parts of which are disputed with China

Topic |   Japan
An artist’s impression of a General Atomics Aeronautical Systems‘ SeaGuardian drone in flight. Photo: Handout/General Atomics Aeronautical Systems An artist’s impression of a General Atomics Aeronautical Systems‘ SeaGuardian drone in flight. Photo: Handout/General Atomics Aeronautical Systems
An artist’s impression of a General Atomics Aeronautical Systems‘ SeaGuardian drone in flight. Photo: Handout/General Atomics Aeronautical Systems
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