Rumors are circling around an autonomous, supersonic stealth fighter jet developed by the Chinese military. A photo that appeared in early June 2018 depicts an aircraft with “several of the features of supersonic stealth warplanes.” If the rumors are indeed true, this aircraft will be the first of its kind.

 

But that’s a big if, says some critics, instead suggesting that the photo is a mock-up and not the real deal. Other’s disagree. “Given China’s historical interest in developing drones for combat, and their proven prowess in supersonic and stealthy aircraft,” Dr. Humphreys said, “My guess is that this photo shows a real working combat UAV, not a mock-up.”

 

Read the full article featuring Dr. Humphreys.