Sharp Sword (Lijian) UCAV

Sharp Sword, "Lijian" is a jet-powered stealth unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV) under development at China's Hongdu Aviation Industry and Shenyang Aircraft.  The prototype, which appears to share low-signature characteristics with the US X-47B, debuted in late 2012 and was seen during taxi testing in May 2013.  China's state media announced that the aircraft made a test flight of 20 minutes from Chengdu on 21 November 2013.

A variant of the aircraft with folding wings has been depicted operating off of China's aircraft carrier.

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