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Sky Warrior UAV


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Posted 12/12/2014

CHARACTERISTICS AND PERFORMANCE

  • Wing Span: 56 ft (17m)
  • Length: 28 ft (8m)
  • Powerplant: Thielert 135 HP Heavy-Fuel Engine
  • Max Gross Takeoff Weight: 3,200 lb (1451 kg)
  • Fuel Capacity: 600 lb (273 kg)
  • Payload Capacity: 575 lb int. (261 kg)
  • 500 lb ext. (227 kg)
  • Weapons: 4 Hellfire missiles (U.S. Only)
  • Power: 10 KW, redundant
  • Payloads: MTS- A EO/IR camera system, Lynx SAR, SIGINT system, Communications relay
  • Max Altitude: 29,000 ft
  • Max Endurance: 30+ hr
  • Max Air Speed: 135+ KTAS

 

U.S. ARMY ONE SYSTEM GCS CHARACTERISTICS

  • Mobility: MTV S-280 shelter
  • Command and Control: STANAG 4586 protocol
  • UAS Control Capability: ER/MP UAS, Shadow, Hunter and Pioneer
  • Interoperability: Full Army C4I compliance

 

SYSTEM FEATURES

  • Triple redundant avionics
  • Redundant flight controls and control surfaces
  • Redundant automatic takeoff and landing
  • TCDL over-the-horizon satellite communications
  • TCDL air data relay communications
  • System operational availability over 90%
  • Displacement/emplacement in less than 2 hours
  • C-130 transportable

Manufactured by General Atomics Aeronautical


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