After the much hyped sale of S-400 Triumf missile defence system from Russia to India, the neighboring China has announced selling 48 high-end military drones to its “all-weather ally” Pakistan.
It is said to be one of the largest deal of its kind between the two countries even as the cost of the deal was not revealed.
Wing Loong II, a high-end reconnaissance, strike and multi-role endurance unmanned aircraft system, is manufactured by Chengdu Aircraft Industrial (Group) Company.
The Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) will also be jointly manufactured, as per China’s newspapers.
China is an all-weather ally of Islamabad and is also the largest supplier of weapon system to the Pakistan Army.
The reaction from India is not yet known.
But the most affected out of this deal will be India.
It is learnt that Chinese UAVs like Caihong series also has clients from countries like Iraq and Saudi Arabia.>