China stuns world by unveiling stealth drone with 4,400 lbs payload

China stuns world by unveiling stealth drone with 4,400 lbs payload
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BEIJING – China has revealed a stealth drone that has two internal bomb bays that could carry payload of about 4,400lbs.

Dubbed ‘Sharp Sword’, built by Aviation Industry Corporation of China , the unmanned aerial vehicle won second place in China’s National Science and Technology Advancement Prizes, and is the first non-NATO craft of its kind, according to Popular Science.

The monthly magazine said the Sharp Sword could enter service as soon as 2019-2020 for use in reconnaissance missions and for tracking foreign warships, and eventually, it could be used for combat.

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