Kalkara (MQM-107E)

USA BAE Systems UAT
Region:  USA and Canada    Country:  USA    Category:  UAT    Company:  BAE Systems   
Kalkara (MQM-107E)
Use(s): subsonic aerial target Manufacturer: BAE Systems Flight Systems, USA Powerplant: TRI 60-5 Model 220 turbojet, Microturbo jet engine Dimensions: length: 5.71m, height: 1.54m, wingspan: 3.02m Weight: MTOW: 662kg (with booster) Performance: speed: 548kt, endurance: >2hr, ceiling: 40,000ft Payload: Advance Radar Missile Scorer (ARMS) vector scoring systems (with sensors fitted to the aircraft), MDI scoring system (with sensors fitted to the towed targets), Hayes Universal Towed Target System (HUTTS), using TPT6A/7 IR tows and TRX-17 RF tows Guidance/Tracking: GPS Status: in production



First flight footage of Britains supersonic Taranis combat UAV made public

2014-02-07
First flight footage of Britains supersonic Taranis combat UAV made public

The British Ministry of Defence has been working with BAE Systems to develop what they are claiming is the most advanced aircraft ever built by British engineers.

Laser-based UAV sensor payload for detecting beach mines to be designed by BAE Systems

2013-04-11
Laser-based UAV sensor payload for detecting beach mines to be designed by BAE Systems
HONOLULU, 9 April 2013.Electro-opticsdesigners at the BAE Systems Spectral Solutions segment in Honolulu are developing a prototype laser-based mine- and obstacle-detection system to help Navy and Marine Corps forces avoid threats on invasion beaches.

BAE Silver Fox at AUSA 12

2012-11-02
BAE Silver Fox at AUSA 12
The Silver Fox was originally developed by Advanced Ceramics Research (ACR), which was purchased by BAE in 2009.
The Silver Fox is a gas/electric-powered unmanned system, weighing about 30 pounds.

BAE Systems to Integrate Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System on MQ-8B Fire Scout UAV

2012-09-19
BAE Systems to Integrate Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System on MQ-8B Fire Scout UAV
For the first time, the Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS®) will be integrated onto an unmanned aerial vehicle, BAE Systems announced today. The company, which designed and manufactures the guidance section of the laser-guided rocket, was recently awarded a U.S. Navy contract to add the APKWS onto the MQ-8B Fire Scout UAV.


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