Sunday, November 11, 2012

WJ-600 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

Developed by China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC), the WJ-600 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) can be used for area reconnaissance, precision strike and damage assessment.

Unlike the propeller driven Wing Loong UAV and CH-4, the jet driven WJ-600 offers high speed more suitable for combat missions. The high speed does come at the cost of reduced endurance. The WJ-600 is therefore not suited for surveillance and other missions which require extended endurance.

Payload can include electro-optical reconnaissance, Electronic Intelligence (ELINT) and  Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR).

Designation: WJ-600
Type: Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle
Endurance: 3 to 5 hours
Speed: 900 km/hr
Payload: 130 kg




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