Chinese engineers say they have found flaws in the latest US combat drone

Published Sep 19 2021 at 2:00 PM GMT
  • Chinese aviation engineers say they have worked out some critical performance constraints of a stealth combat drone still under development in the United States.
  • Their estimates are based on some photos, openly available information and reverse-engineering software.
  • They found that the XQ-58A Valkyrie, an unmanned combat aerial vehicle, was not good at aerial combat.
  • When making a U-turn, for instance, it can withstand a pull of only about 17 times that of gravity, according to their….



  • Published Sep 19, 2021 2:00 PM GMT