Chinese firm had made drone shot down in Pakistan

Beijing, July 18 (IANS) A drone shot down in Pakistan has been identified as having been made in China, a state-run daily said Saturday.

The drone was “recognized in Beijing as the Chinese-made DJI phantom 3”, the People’s Daily reported, citing the Shanghai-based Observer website.

The Phantom 3 Advanced represents the most intelligent, most powerful, and most accessible drone to date, the report said.

The drone sells for $1,200.

DJI is a Chinese technology company founded in 2006 by Frank Wang and headquartered in Shenzhen, Guangdong. It manufactures commercial and recreational unmanned aerial vehicles for aerial photography and videography.

Pakistan claimed that it shot down an “Indian spy drone”. However, India denied the claim and maintained that the craft had been made in China.

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