ZHUKOVSKY AIR BASE, Russia—Chinese exhibitors at the MAKS Air Show here unveiled a stealthy-appearing, high-speed drone on Aug. 27 that in the future may function as a fifth-generation target and fill many of the roles of a “loyal wingman.” A scaled model of the jet-powered LJ-1 drone appeared at the booth of China’s National Polytechnic University (NPU), but was developed jointly with a Chinese company identified only as “CCKW.” An information sheet ...


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