- Feb 13, 2006
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Taiwan appears to be developing two advanced unmanned aerial system concepts, as it looks to bolster its defence capabilities in the light of other countries’ reluctance to sell it advanced combat aircraft for fear of angering China.
Taiwan’s Chun-Shan Institute of Science and Technology – part of the country’s Ministry of National Defense – displayed two concepts at last week’s Taipei Aerospace & Defense Technology Exhibition.
They closely resemble current American designs. One is nearly identical to the General Atomics MQ-9 Predator A. The other is similar to developmental delta-winged unmanned combat aerial vehicles such as the Boeing X-45 and Northrop Grumman X-47B...
Attached are the pictures of the first public appearance of the concept in 2007