Imagery Shows Chinese Weapons Likely to Make Public Debut at Military Parade

Three weapons systems not previously displayed in public - a DF-41 ballistic missile, a stealth unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV), and a high-speed aerial vehicle - are highly likely to figure in China's 1 October national day parade. The possible inclusion of the Lijian/Sharp Sword UCAV would be a statement that a small number of early...
  • Three weapons systems not previously displayed in public - a DF-41 ballistic missile, a stealth unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV), and a high-speed aerial vehicle - are highly likely to figure in China's 1 October national day parade.
  • The possible inclusion of the Lijian/Sharp Sword UCAV would be a statement that a small number of early production airframes have entered service, although evidence of production is lacking.
  • The most notable items to appear in the rehearsal line-up are two triangular-shaped aerial vehicles designed for high-speed flight that are either an entirely new design or an evolution of the 'Dark Sword' concept UCAV.
Source: www.janes.com