COBRA

USA Raytheon UAV
Region:  USA and Canada    Country:  USA    Category:  UAV    Company:  Raytheon   
COBRA
Use(s): concept and payload test platform Manufacturer: Raytheon Co Powerplant: DA-150 16.5hp gasoline air-cooled, two-cycle, two-cylinder opposed Dimensions: length: 9.33ft, height: 3.08ft, wingspan: 10.16ft Weight: empty: 55lb, MTOW: 1051b, max payload: 271b Performance: speed: 95kt, endurance: 3+hr, ceiling: 12,000+ft, range: 55-60kt, endurance speed: 45-50kt Payload: variable Data Link: Microhard MHX-910 Guidance/Tracking: Motorola M12 GPS Launch: runway Recovery: runway Structure Material: carbon and glass composite Electrical Power: Sullivan Genesys 500W GCS: Raytheon multi-vehicle control systems, CloudCap Piccolo (either or both) Status: in development



Electronic countermeasures for Grey Eagle

2013-05-16
Electronic countermeasures for Grey Eagle
Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has delivered two electronic attack payloads in support of the U.S. Army’s Networked Electronic Warfare, Remotely Operated (NERO) system. The payloads were delivered as part of a contract awarded by the U.S. Navy NAVSEA-Crane in 2012.

Raytheon to integrate Miniature Air Launched Decoy on Predator & Reaper

2013-02-14
Raytheon to integrate Miniature Air Launched Decoy on Predator & Reaper
Raytheon CompanyandGeneral Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. are working together to develop a highly autonomous, unmanned electronic warfare capability based on equipping GA-ASI’s PredatorB/MQ-9 Reaper Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) with Raytheon’sMiniature Air Launched Decoy (MALD).

Raytheon enhances Common Sensor Payload capabilities

2012-10-25
Raytheon enhances Common Sensor Payload capabilities
Raytheon Company has successfully demonstrated the enhanced capabilities of its new CSP HD turret, a high definition electro-optical and infrared version of its Common Sensor Payload (CSP). The initial CSP HD system flight test occurred on a U.S. Army Gray Eagle UAS (unmanned aircraft system) platform in September. Built upon the existing CSP system, CSP HD provides significantly improved...

Submarine launched Switchblade for RIMPAC 2012

2011-12-26
Submarine launched Switchblade for RIMPAC 2012
Raytheon has been given the contract to ready the AV Switchblade airframe to be launched from submarine waste disposal units. Now I bet that was not part of the first design brief! Chuck it out let it float up and then launch. How will it communicate with the sub if its at any depth though and how quickly will any aircraft looking for...


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