China NORth INdustries COrporation (NORINCO) / Xi'an Zhongbing Space Technology Company, Ltd - China
Developed to operate in close proximity to active ground elements by way of a broad array of air-to-ground ordnance and munitions options.
SPECIAL-MISSION: SEARCH & RESCUE
Ability to locate and extract personnel from areas of potential harm or peril (i.e. downed airmen in the sea).
Surveil ground targets / target areas to assess environmental threat levels, enemy strength, or enemy movement.
Serving Special Forces / Special Operations elements and missions.
Aircraft inherently designed (or later developed) with an unmanned capability to cover a variety of over-battlefield roles.
Inherent ability of airframe to take considerable damage.
EXTENDED RANGE PERFORMANCE
Capability to travel considerable distances through onboard fuel stores.
Design features ability to fly sans pilot, actions controlled onboard through programming and / or ground-based operator.
Payload supports photographic equipment providing still and / or real-time image / video results.
1 x Conventional engine unit set at the rear of the fuselage in pusher arrangement driving two-bladed propeller unit.
(185 kph | 100 knots)
(160 kph | 86 knots)
(+25 kph | 13 knots)
(6,000 m | 4 miles)
(1,000 km | 540 nm)
MACH Regime (Sonic)
RANGES (MPH) Subsonic: <614mph | Transonic: 614-921 | Supersonic: 921-3836 | Hypersonic: 3836-7673 | Hi-Hypersonic: 7673-19180 | Reentry: >19030
None. Mission equipment fitted for Intelligence-Surveillance-Reconnaissance (ISR) role.