The $150 million USD investment will also be doing R&D on “mid- and high-level fixed wings, specialty stealth materials, agricultural machinery, UAV systems, platform mission payload and highly precise information acquisition processing systems.”

Unmanned helicopters and “agricultural machinery.”  So, amidst the downturn in the economy, the best use of $150 million USD is to develop helicopters that fly upside down and double as threshing machines…all under the radar?

What will China’s Silicon Valley think of next…


%image_alt%Source: Changzhou National Hi-Tech District Selected as Home for New Unmanned Helicopter Project