China’s Dog Fight UAV Unveiled

China’s Dog Fight UAV Unveiled
China’s Dog Fight UAV Unveiled

Chinese Chengdu Aircraft Industry Group (CAIG), a subsidiary of AVIC, has prepared a new UAV, Wing Loong 3. The new Armed UAV may carry PL-10 air-to-air missiles.


The international Zhuhai Airshow will start on November 8th. A few days before CAIG’s new product, it appeared on television. It is Chengdu Wing Loong III  remotely piloted UAV. The new UAV carries a new name strategy: Wing Loong.

China’s Dog Fight UAV Unveiled

The new UAV is bigger than its predecessors. It has 40 hours of airtime, and its MTOW is 6200 kg. It has a 2000 kg payload capacity.

China’s Dog Fight UAV Unveiled

Former UAVs could conduct autonomous flights and be controlled by satellite. They were designed as surveillance and aerial reconnaissance, and precision strike platforms. This new platform has the PL-10 short-range, infrared-homing air-to-air missile (AAM) on board. 


China’s Dog Fight UAV Unveiled