China dominates armed-drone market by selling to customers in terrorist hotbeds


(Worthy News) - China’s no-rules approach to armed drone exports has Beijing positioned to dominate the rapidly growing multibillion-dollar market, frustrating American companies while presenting real national security dangers for the Trump administration.

Behind the scenes, industry watchers say, the Trump administration is scrambling to fashion a coherent policy toward military unmanned aerial systems (UAS) sales that allows American firms to tap the huge international demand for drones while ensuring that state-of-the-art weapons don’t fall into the wrong hands.

By contrast, China has shown itself willing to sell to just about anyone, including customers in terrorist hotbeds such as Pakistan, threatening to render America’s policy scruples obsolete. [ Source: Washington Times (Read More...) ]

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  1. The U.S. weapons contractors corporations sell more weapons worldwide than the next 12 countries combines ...... and China and Russia are included in that number.

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