VTOL UAV Unveiled at DefExpo

VTOL UAV Unveiled at DefExpo 17 April, 2018

Ukranian Ukrspecsystems has unveiled a vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) variant of its PD-1 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) at DefExpo 2018. PD-1 UAV has an endurance up to 10 hours and a range of 500 kilometres with its onboard 150 W generator. The platform also features an improved payload capacity of 10 kilograms, including high-definition video cameras, and light detection and ranging (LIDAR) sensors.

Equipped with an inertial navigation unit, PD-1 has a maximum take-off weight (MTOW) of 40 kilograms and a cruising speed of 25 metres per second.

VTOL UAV Unveiled at DefExpo

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