Taiwan showcases combat drones as self-ruled island aims to bolster defences

Taiwan displayed its latest self-developed combat drones on November 15, 2022, as the island looked to bolster its fleet of uncrewed aerial vehicles. The National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST), Taiwan’s top weapons maker, predicted that Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicles (UCAVs) would become a future trend. Taiwanese and US military experts have argued that armed UAVs could prove effective in repelling an attack from the Chinese mainland. Beijing regards the self-governing island as a breakaway province and has never renounced the use of force to bring it under control.

This Chinese-made robot dog is a combat specialist

A Chinese-made four-legged warrior described as a “robot dog” recently made its debut at an air show in the southern Guangdong province. The bionic beast dazzled visitors at the event in Zhuhai on November 8, 2022, as its developers showed off the robot’s features including advanced intelligent devices and ability to carry a variety of payloads

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