CL-289

Germany Cassidian UAV
Region:  Europe    Country:  Germany    Category:  UAV    Company:  Cassidian   
CL-289
Use(s): surveillance and reconnaissance, target detection and localisation, target classification and identification, strike damage assessment Manufacturer: Cassidian/Military Air Systems Powerplant: 1 x BMW Rolls-Royce (KHD)T 1,100N turbojet Dimensions: length: 3.48m, wingspan: 1.32m Weight: empty: 127kg, MTOW: 240kg, max payload: 30kg Performance: speed: 740km, ceiling: 125-5,000m, endurance speed: 740kt Payload: daylight optical camera Zeiss KRb 8/24D and/or IR line scanner SAT Corsaire Data Link: real-time downlink for IR images, removable C2 data link (for flight training only) Guidance/Tracking: pre-programmed autopilot navigation with INS/GPS, terrain following Launch: booster rocket from truck-mounted zero-length ramp Recovery: parachute and airbag GCS: mobile GCS for mission planning, map visualisation, digital real-time image exploitation, additional C2 station with data link to the drone for flight training Status: in service



Maiden flight of the Cassidian Atlante

2013-03-11
Maiden flight of the Cassidian Atlante
Something about the look of this platform tells me we will see more of it. A very no nonsense practical look. I like it very much! On 28 February 2013, Cassidian successfully performed the maiden flight of the Atlante Unmanned Aerial System (UAS)

Northrop Grumman, Cassidian Fly First Sensor-Equipped EURO HAWK Unmanned Aircraft

2013-01-14
Northrop Grumman, Cassidian Fly First Sensor-Equipped EURO HAWK Unmanned Aircraft
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and EADS Deutschland GmbH, operating through Cassidian, together achieved a major milestone today with the first full system test flight of the EURO HAWK® unmanned aircraft system (UAS) equipped with the signals intelligence (SIGINT) advanced sensors for detection of radar and communication emitters.


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