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CAIG Wing Loong II and Shahed 129

CAIG Wing Loong II Shahed 129
CAIG Wing Loong II is the second version of an unmanned combat aerial vehicle under the same name, with number I. It was first introduced in 2015 during Aviation Expo China in Beijing. The machine is able to achieve a long strike with a satellite link. The Shahed 129 is an Iranian unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV) with a single-engine. It's a medium-altitude long-endurance model, designed by Shahed Aviation Industries. The Shahed 129 can be used for both combat and reconnaissance missions. The UAV was used for airstrikes in the Syrian Civil War. This vehicle is supposed to be the backbone of the Iranian high'end UCAV fleet for ten or more years.
Name: CAIG Wing Loong II Shahed 129
Type: Medium-altitude long-endurance Medium-altitude long-endurance
Origin: China Iran
Produced: 2015 2012-present
Unit cost: - -
Full description: Description, operators Description, operators


Range: 3,400 km (2,100 mi)
Max speed: 370 km/h
Service ceiling: 9,900 m 7,300 m
Weight empty:
Weight max: 4,200 kg (9,259 lb)
Armament: Bombs: FT-10, FT-9, FT-7, GB7, GB4. Missiles: BRM1, AKD-10, BA-7. Up to 480 kg. Bombs: 4 × Sadid-345 PGM




Length: 11 m 8 m
Width: 20.5 m 16 m
Height: 4.1 m 3.1 m


CAIG Wing Loong II
CAIG Wing Loong II
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Shahed 129
Shahed 129
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