Falco

Italy Selex Galileo UAV
Region:  Europe    Country:  Italy    Category:  UAV    Company:  Selex Galileo   
Falco
Use(s): 24/7, all-weather persistent surveillance and homeland security operations Manufacturer: Selex Galileo, Italy Powerplant: UAV Engines Dimensions: length: 5.25m, height: 1.80m, wingspan: 7.20m Weight: MTOW: 490kg, max payload: 70kg Performance: speed: 140kt, endurance: up to 14hr, ceiling: 6,000m, fault-tolerant architecture which meets European Aviation Safety Agency requirements Payload: EO/ IR, LD, SAR, maritime surveillance radar, ECM/ESM, NBC sensors, self-protection equipment, hyperspectral sensor Data Link: realtime link control up to 200km Guidance/Tracking: assisted or automatic Launch: conventional automatic STOL or pneumatic launcher Recovery: conventional automatic STOL or parachute recovery Structure Material: aluminium alloy, carbon fibre Electrical Power: function of configuration GCS: fixed or mobile for mission planning, simulation, rehearsal, retasking, playback Status: in production



Piaggio Hammerhead at PAS13

2013-06-19
Piaggio Hammerhead at PAS13
Visiting Paris airshow for the first time the Piaggio Hammerhead is certainly the most dashing UA entrant. Based on its existing manned platform the Hammerhead is a fast high performance machine as one might expect from the Italians.

SELEX Galileo signs contracts logistics support contracts worth more than EUR 23 million

2011-12-08
SELEX Galileo signs contracts logistics support contracts worth more than EUR 23 million
SELEX Galileo, a Finmeccanica company, has won contracts in excess of 23 million Euros to provide logistics support for a range of systems. These include support agreements for the Tornado aircraft, Falco Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) and a EUR 6 million contract to provide engineering support for the upgrade of radar systems.


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