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Malaysia Tested 'Fulmar' UAV On New Gen Patrol Craft

Malaysia Tested 'Fulmar' UAV On New Gen Patrol Craft 24 April, 2017

Malaysia has completed the first at-sea trials Fulmar unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) from its first-of-class New Generation Patrol Craft (NGPC) KM Bagan Datuk (4541) in early April. The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has conducted the trials over a two-week period, testing launch and recovery procedures.

Featuring a wingspan of 3 m and a length of 1,2 m, Fulmar can operate at altitudes of up to 4,000 m, and can carry a payload of up to 8 kg. The patrol boat is armed with Turkish company ASELSAN's SMASH 30 mm remote controlled stabilised naval gun system as its primary weapon.

Malaysia Tested 'Fulmar' UAV On New Gen Patrol Craft

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