The dragon soars?
China's biggest shortfall is probably not a matter of hardware. It takes nearly 200 skilled pilots, maintainers and analysts to support a single sortie by a high-end UAV. "There's nothing unmanned about them," former U.S. Air Force intel chief Lt. Gen. Dave Deptula said of high-end drones such as Global Hawk.
China reportedly activated one of its Soar Dragon large spy drones to keep tabs on a U.S. Navy cruiser that sailed through the Taiwan Strait in...
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