At the International forum “Army-2019”, held in Kubinka near Moscow, the Russian developers of scientific-industrial enterprise “ERA” showing a new drone spy in the form of a large Arctic owl. Wings machine is not waving (for the movement of used propeller engine), but has it as a tail. As indicated in the presentation at the stand of the Military innovative Technopolis “ERA”, the newest development is designed for reconnaissance missions.
Developers have reported that the device is specially made in the form of a bird “to reduce the visibility of the visual to closer approach to the goal.”
Technical characteristics of Russian drone-owls
In the media with reference to representatives of Technopolis “ERA”, showing the novelty, it is reported that the curb weight of the UAV is 5 kg. It will be able to transfer and run by one person.
As reported TASS, the drone can identify a target he also uses laser illumination for guidance of artillery and aircraft.
“The device is designed for high-precision determination of coordinates of ground targets reconnaissance integrated distance measuring method using a laser rangefinder and target designator Global navigation satellite system “GLONASS”, — reported in the presentation.
The machine is able to be Autonomous in the air for up to 40 minutes and can fly up to 20 kilometers, according to the developers, is quite enough to conduct reconnaissance. In addition, the intelligence unit can detect targets up to 10 meters.
Specialists of the ERA also indicate that you have developed another drone in the form of a Falcon. Its distinctive feature apart from the external resemblance to the bird indicated the possibility of imitation of the voice of the Falcon using the built-in speaker.
The Network model was perceived ambiguously:
“If he’s moving wings are not waving, in principle, so much of a disguise,” said one user of Twitter
“Preferably in the form of a dove! He will then be able to fly everywhere and emptied on the heads of the enemy,” wrote another.
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