South American Research Center ‘Institute in 2049 «not so long ago released a report with the forecast that a cheap Chinese unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) may eventually fall into the hands of potential enemies of the U.S. — North Korea, Iran and terrorist organizations, namely,» Hezbollah «, reports Now mil.news.sina.com.cn.
Researcher at the Chinese Institute of National Defense Lee Datszyan in an interview with Global Times said that the technological level of the American UAV is the highest in the world. China makes drones in the main for the gratification of their own needs, and not for export. Most of the Chinese UAV is designed for pest control farmland and disaster monitoring.
According to the South American site Live Science, China is building a «huge military-industrial complex» for production and logistics growing UAV fleet. » Until mid-2011, China had about 230 military UAVs, their average price is 5-10 times less than the U.S.. Chinese military drones created to monitor the battlefield tactical missile guidance and correction of artillery fire, tracking aircraft carrier groups of the U.S. Navy.
Latin American experts believe that a cheap Chinese UAVs can find buyers in the Near East and Africa. In the Middle East, China could reach severe konkurentnst USA. The report argues that the Chinese can buy drones North Korea and Iran, who can not buy Western technology.
Do Datszyan said China cherished suited to export its own military equipment. Iran has the ability to independently develop unmanned vehicles and is not buying Chinese UAVs. U.S. preomnazhayut power of Chinese unmanned systems and speculate on this subject, and develop themselves vengeance own potential in this area for a first strike, the expert said.