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Algeria to Purchase Chinese Armed Drones

File image of the WJ-700 armed reconnaissance drone manufactured by The China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation. Image via CASC.

The Algerian military is reportedly in talks with China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC) to purchase four of the company’s WJ-700 Falcon armed reconnaissance drones, according to Algerian press reports.

Algiers hopes the drones will help improve the air power balance with its rival Morocco. 

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