CH-5 Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2017 Maiden Flight: 31 August 2015 Total Production: ? Also Known As:Caihong-5 Origin:China Corporations: China Aerospace Science & Technology Corporation CASC
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Description: The Caihong-5, CH-5 or Rainbow-5, is a large unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) developed by the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF). The UAV is 21 meters wide, can stay airborne for 60 hours (actually 120 hours), weighs up to three tons and can carry a payload of 900 kilograms or 24 missiles. The CH-5 is similar to the United States Air Force Predator B and is intended to carry out reconnaissance missions as well as air strikes on targets from medium and low altitudes. The CH-5 completed its first flight on August 31, 2015.
Number of Engines: 1 Dimensions Wingspan: 21 meter (69 foot) Performance Ceiling: 6,000 meter (19,685 foot)
Max Range: 10,000 kilometer (5,400 nautical mile) Time Flight Endurance: 120 hour Weight Max Takeoff Weight: 3,000 kilogram (6,614 pound)
Payload: 900 kilogram (1,984 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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