Chinese drones competition draws U.S.marketing

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CASC’s CH-4 model is on a par with San Diego based General Atomics’ Predator and Reaper drones, and much cheaper.

One of the biggest Chinese drone exports is the Cai-Hong, or Rainbow, series made by the state-owned China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp (CASC), the largest contractor for the Chinese space program.

CASC’s CH-4 and CH-5 models are on a par with San Diego based General Atomics’ Predator and Reaper drones, and much cheaper.
But with China’s drone sales booming, there’s growing pressure from US arms makers to remove restrictions to let them catch up.

After some US lawmakers urged President Donald Trump to loosen controls and let General Atomics sell its armed Reapers to Jordan and the UAE, the administration on April 19 permitted US manufacturers to directly market and sell drones, including armed versions.

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