Pakistan is Bulk Buying CH-4 Killer Drones From China

According to a report, Pakistan will deploy Chinese CH-4 drones, the Chinese version of the American MQ-9 Reaper, along the Line of Control (LOC) to thwart any infiltration from the Eastern border.

The report has rung alarm bells in India as Pakistan is procuring CH-4 drones in bulk from China.

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It adds that Pakistan recently sent a 10 member team led by Brigadier Zafar Iqbal to China to finalize the minor details and initiate the procurement procedure from Aerospace Long-March International Trade Company (ALIT).

Brigadier Iqbal had previously visited China in December last year to oversee the factory acceptance test of CH-4 drones.

In 2018, Pakistan had also acquired 48 Wing Loong-II drones from China to consolidate its defensive capabilities.


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A bit about CH-4

There are 2 versions of CH-4 drones; CH-4A and CH-4B.

A CH-4 drone can carry 6 weapons and has a payload capacity of 345Kgs. It can fire air-to-ground missiles from a height of 16,000 feet.


  • Can we build anything on our own or we are just importing from China, America and Turkey?. Where is our own Pride of Made in Pakistan?.

    • research aur development pe pese lagtay h failures hotay h nuqsan hota h phr ja k pride of made in Pakistan hota h budget pe saray nazrein rakh k bethay hotay h us budget m yahi hota h shukr krain isi m filhal

  • these drone are long range like 3500–5000 km range and a 30- to 40-hour endurance
    those are not to fight with india i think
    these kind of model usa use to regulate the canada – us border
    specially for smugglers
    i think Pakistani having these drone for Afghanistan border petrol
    with that range long we only need only 3 to 4 small air bases
    to cater the all border

  • recently it was reported NATO produced their own version of drone at an exorbitant price tag of 100 million dollars. Don’t know what Chinese drone will cost.


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