Unmanned Systems

The PLA has been expanding its utilization of unmanned systems, in particular, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), for both ISR and combat roles.

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Designation    Manufacturer    Quantity    Type
GJ-1           Chengdu         ?           Reconnaissance / attack MALE
CH-3           CASC            0           Reconnaissance / attack MALE
CH-4           CASC            ?           Reconnaissance / attack MALE
CH-5           CASC            0           Reconnaissance / attack MALE
BZK-005        Harbin          ?           Reconnaissance MALE
ASN-209        NPU             ?           Reconnaissance / EW
ASN-206/207    NPU             ?           Reconnaissance

Last updated: 1 January 2017