Skyagent I

USA BAE Systems UAV
Region:  USA and Canada    Country:  USA    Category:  UAV    Company:  BAE Systems   
Skyagent I
Use(s): tactical reconnaissance, surveillance, target acquisition, signal intelligence, ordnance and sensor delivery Manufacturer: BAE Systems Powerplant: UAV engines 38hp gasoline/oil premix, single-rotor air-cooled Wankel Dimensions: height: 5ft, wingspan: optional 8ft, rotor diameter: 22in Weight: empty: 95lb, MTOW: 125lb, max payload: 15lb Performance: endurance: 1 hr hover, > 2hr with optional wings, ceiling: >3,000m, mission radius: 40km Payload: customer-specified payloads to meet mission-specific parameters - BAI Series 52 gimballed EO/IR/laser rangefinder, fixed EO video, SIGINT payloads. Data Link: real-time command and control up and downlinks, real-time payload control uplink and imagery downlink Guidance/Tracking: integrated GPS/ INS Launch: automatic vertical take-off (no runway required) Recovery: automatic vertical landing (no runway required) Structure Material: carbon fibre and Kevlar composite construction System Components: number of aircraft dependent on mission requirements, GCS, ground support equipment (engine starter, fueler/defueler etc) Electrical Power: 200W (battery), optional alternator GCS: portable ruggedised laptop-based with integrated moving map, aircraft status display and streaming payload data imagery



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