Is This Chinese Unmanned Combat Jet Picture Real Or Fake

Five-years ago China announced plans to develop “Dark Sword” — a cutting edge Unmanned Combat Air Vehicle (UCAV) meant to compete with the US X-45 Warrior Eagle.

This picture hit the Chinese Internet yesterday prompting experts and amateurs alike to speculate whether the photo is genuine or a Photoshopped fake of the 2006 project (via China defence Mashup).

 

Dark Sword2011 Snapshot

Photo: CDM

Dark Sword2006 Mock-up

Photo: CDM

 

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