Chinese Knockoff of Iranian Drone Sold on Alibaba
A Chinese company reportedly knocked off an Iranian military drone, no less, and listed it for sale on Alibaba online marketplace.
The drone is similar to the one from the Shahed series and was listed without the payload, before being yanked off the site, the report said.
According to X user Byron Wan, a company called Sunlipo Energy Shenzen Co Limited “is selling a fixed-wing drone, XHZ-50, which looks like Iran’s Shahed 136 loitering munition (suicide drone), on Alibaba for US$57,000”.
Wan also shared the specifications of the Iranian drone which looks a lot similar to the Chinese one: