China’s growing influence in unmanned aerial systems is being felt at the Paris Air Show with the Western debut of its Wing Loong 2 medium-altitude, long-endurance armed reconnaissance system. Making its first appearance at a Western air show in full-scale mockup form, the 9,260-lb. (4,200-kg.) Catic Wing Loong 2 is essentially a copy of the General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper that can be equipped with a wide range of Chinese-produced sensors and weaponry, with a maximum ...

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