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An Unknown Fastmover UAV Possibly Spotted at Malan AB, China

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posted on Aug, 18 2018 @ 08:38 PM
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a reply to: anzha
Air launched gliding test platform I think.Hi speed uses a lot of fuel if powered.




posted on Aug, 18 2018 @ 08:42 PM
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a reply to: Blackfinger

It's possible, but China is known to have two high speed ("fast mover") drones under development.

They are, iirc, runway takeoffs.



posted on Aug, 18 2018 @ 09:05 PM
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a reply to: anzha
Be interesting to see range figures..Higher the Mach speed,more fuel,less range or more aerial refuels.



posted on Aug, 21 2018 @ 09:03 AM
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a reply to: Blackfinger

It seems that one writer thinks this was a telegraph of an operational hypersonic UAV.

Translated text:


60 is the number of messages to aircrafts (NOTAM) that would correspond to high supersonic or hypersonic tests possible in China that we recorded between September 2015 and early July this year. While not all of them are necessarily linked to the ultra-high-speed reconnaissance drone project developed by the 611 Chengdu Institute, the latest satellite photos dating back two months still seem to suggest that the machine would have already entered service at within the Chinese armed forces.


Original French:


60, c’est le nombre de messages aux navigants aériens (NOTAM) qui correspondraient à des essais hauts supersoniques ou hypersoniques possibles en Chine que nous avons recensé entre Septembre 2015 et début Juillet cette année. Si tous ne sont pas forcément liés au projet du drone de reconnaissance à très grande vitesse développé par l’Institut 611 Chengdu, les dernières photos satellites datant il y a deux mois semblent tout de même suggérer que l’engin serait déjà entré en service au sein des forces armées chinoises.


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posted on Aug, 21 2018 @ 10:28 AM
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a reply to: anzha
thats like saying water is wet, therefore its raining tomorrow



posted on Aug, 21 2018 @ 10:40 AM
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a reply to: mightmight

Agreed.



posted on Aug, 21 2018 @ 06:07 PM
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Id agree,they had a few years head start..Its a pity USA and rest of the world couldnt keep things going back in the day.



posted on Sep, 10 2018 @ 11:05 PM
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originally posted by: anzha
a reply to: Blackfinger

It seems that one writer thinks this was a telegraph of an operational hypersonic UAV.

Translated text:


60 is the number of messages to aircrafts (NOTAM) that would correspond to high supersonic or hypersonic tests possible in China that we recorded between September 2015 and early July this year. While not all of them are necessarily linked to the ultra-high-speed reconnaissance drone project developed by the 611 Chengdu Institute, the latest satellite photos dating back two months still seem to suggest that the machine would have already entered service at within the Chinese armed forces.




An operational hypersonic vehicle (manned or unmanned) operated by a foreign power would be a good reason for the recent public push by the DoD to field hypersonic platforms within the near future. In terms of optics, if the Chinese started publicly fielding the tech before the US, it wouldn't look good (and given current events RE: Containment of China, they have great reason to do so).



posted on Sep, 10 2018 @ 11:16 PM
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a reply to: Masisoar

there is operation craft(notice i didn't specify AIR) that are hypersonic a good number of us on this forum have seen them with our own eyes.

If you take into account the number of SR-71's that we build and flow it is a relatively small number so i think...no i know the US has already broken the hypersonic barrier if and out of the air. the real question is how many of these craft have been built, we can say at least one and there are a few different things that would fit 'hypersonic' that are clearly already operational.

china will always be playing catch regardless of their cloak and dagger acquisition methods


i myself have seen an orange light very very high(most likely in space) cross the entire horizon in a matter of seconds but i don't think it counts if your in LEO

others have seen a green light going HIGH supersonic if not hypersonic(i think its hypersonic)

and the most esoteric and occult topic here, the black triangles. my experience seeing them showed me that we broke the hypersonic barrier and maybe even faster.



posted on Sep, 10 2018 @ 11:27 PM
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a reply to: penroc3

Most excellent s

edit on 10-9-2018 by GBP/JPY because: IN THE FINE TEXAS TRADITION



posted on Sep, 10 2018 @ 11:28 PM
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Oh man doncha love it


edit on 10-9-2018 by GBP/JPY because: IN THE FINE TEXAS TRADITION



posted on Sep, 10 2018 @ 11:28 PM
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Most excellent update....I was thinking my pvs-14 on full gain......those triangles.....could go faster than I see em goin.....I see em at mach .95 or so

Could be faster somewhat. I'd crap my pants if I got see a really fast muther be so cool

As many hours as I'm out there in the easy chair watchin. I'm by Sherman Texas where they calibrate drones on the fly



posted on Sep, 12 2018 @ 12:50 AM
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Correct, my emphasis was on fielding hypersonic platforms in the white world (on both sides), I should have been more specific. Given the aggressive manner in which China has pursued advancements in aerospace tech (via espionage and R&D), and depending on how the Chinese choose to posture their advancements, I'd be interested to see the US response (with regards to declassification, especially given who the current President is).




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