• The Wing Loong I UAS (Unmanned Aircraft System) has been developed as an integrated multipurpose UAS for medium-altitude flying and HALE reconnaissance and combat by Chengdu Aircraft Design Institute (CADI) and AVIC in response to international market demands.  

    Wing Loong I UAS consists of 4 UAVs, one set of a ground control station, one set of an integrated logistic support system and one set of mission payload. 

    Some of the features of the Wing Loong I UAS include fully autonomic takeoff and landing capabilities, cruise flight, air-ground coordination and ground relay control. As a critical sub-system with multi-redundancy or backup configuration, it is equipped with an encrypted data link, user-friendly computer interface, all-round integrated logistic support system, loadable mature photoelectric detection equipment, electronic surveillance device and small scale space precision attack weapons, which enable long flight and ensure mission completions under complex environmental conditions.

    Wing Loong I UAS is capable of many operations such as battlefield intelligence acquisition line by line; surveillance and reconnaissance; timely fighting against small agile targets; electronic surveillance and executions for interference missions; anti-terrorism/riot monitoring missions; timely attacks or non-fatal deterrence; border patrol; anti-narcotics, anti-smuggling and other security tasks; complete resource surveys; pipeline patrol; disaster surveillance and evaluation; as well as other civilian missions.

    Aircraft length9m
    Aircraft altitude2.8 m
    Wingspan14 m
    Maximum takeoff weight1150 kg
    Maximum altitude7500 m
    Maximum speed280 km/h
    Maximum endurance20 h
    Normal takeoff distance≤800 m
    Landing roll≤800 m
    Maximum task load200 kg

    Email: 611@avic.com, public@catic.cn


  • The Harrier unmanned vehicle system is based on the existing mature UAV system and targets the demands of domestic and foreign market prospects in the field of civil aircraft for the development of a middle air unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) system at low speed. Features The Harrier UAV system is composed of four subsystems: The involved aircraft subsystem, control and information transmission, mission equipment and integrated security. The whole system consists of two to four drones and a ground station. Basic configuration of mission equipment is for unmanned aerial vehicles (UVA) in the CCD digital camera and the (VULKAN) 100 synthetic aperture radar. Both of its mission equipments have been equipped with separate loading, which can be configured according to user's demands. In addition, under the premise of meeting the demands of the weight, size, working status and joints for Harriers unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), the equipment can be loaded according to users’ different mission equipment. The Harrier unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) system is a single beam structure with an auxiliary beam connecting ailerons and flaps. Each wing has two parts to the left and right connecting the wing beams and composite skin. A wingtip winglet is used to complete the structure and the fuselage is composed of hard aluminum reinforcement to form the semi-rigid shell structure. The dimension of this aircraft is 6 m in length, with a wingspan of 10 meters. It is 2.2 meters high.
    Maximum taking-off weight700kg
    Task loading capacity60-100kg
    Maximum IAS230km/h
    Cruising speed170km/h
    Service ceiling7,500m
    Flight endurance>16h(when task loading is 60kg)
    >12h(when task loading is 100kg)
    Take-off and landing approachwheel slippery take-off and landing
    Takeoff Run<400m
    Landing Run<350m

    Email: public@catic.cn

  • The unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) SW1 is a light, multi-purpose unmanned aerial vehicle with two ways of taking off in terms of on-board and ejection. It is capable of parachute recovery and real-time information transmission which can be widely used in aerial missions, aerial photography, remote sensing, environment protection and more. Features Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) SW1 is in accordance with the requirements of Chengdu military aircraft based on its existing system to complete research and development of the work. It has a complete quality control system from design to material procurement, product development, manufacturing, testing and test flights .The airframe structure of the aircraft is made of carbon fiber composite materials with a light weight, high strength and stiffness, long fatigue life-time and more. In addition, the aircraft uses the patented buffering system of Chengdu military company making it agile and convenient to use. At the same time, its parachute recovery system combines with unique and comprehensive measures to ensure flight safety. The complete machine system has excellent function and performance, with a reasonable and concise system configuration. Flight quality has reached the highest level of GJB, known as the top level of flying quality.
    Wing span4.179M
    Maximum level flight speed160KM/H
    Cruising speed120-140KM/H
    Service ceiling3000M
    Radius of action80KM
    Maximum taking-off weight80KG
    Flight endurance2H

    Email:cacoa@mail.cac.com.cn, public@catic.cn

  • The Nighthawk unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) system is a new generation of small short-range unmanned drones mainly used in the battlefield for reconnaissance surveillance, target accurate positioning, and fighting against damage effect assessment tasks such as correction shots. The system adopts zero launching via a rocket booster, with a light weight, large task loading capacity and is flexible and convenient for use.
    The overall layout and aerodynamic characteristics This small, short-range UAV system has a high wing, tail wing and has adopted an inverted V form. It uses a parachute recovery system with a skid damping system under the airframe.
    Maximum taking-off weight≤90kg
    Task loading capacity20kg
    Radius of action110km
    Maximum Level Flight Speed170km/h
    Flight Endurance3h

    Email: xxgcb@hongdu.com.cn, public@catic.cn