Aeronautics group is presenting its most advanced platforms, including Orbiter 4,and Orbiter 3, at AUSA 2019. While Orbiter 4 is one of the most advanced Small Tactical UAV with long endurance and long distance abilities, Orbiter 3 has accumulated thousand operational flight’s hours.
The event is taking place a year after Aeronautics acquired Chassis Plans, a company that develops, manufactures and integrates operating stations for unmanned systems and computer equipment for military and industrial applications. Among its customers are US defense giants including Boeing, Lockheed Martin and General Dynamics.
The Orbiter 4 that offers high transportability, without the need for a take-off and landing strip. An advanced multi-mission platform with an ability to carry and operate two different payloads simultaneously, the Orbiter 4 can be adjusted according to the needs of clients or missions. Among its exclusive abilities are maximum endurance of up to 24 hours, maximum takeoff weight of 50 KG, and maximum flight altitude of 18,000 feet. It is easy to use and maintain, and carries a low logistical footprint.
The Orbiter 3 STUAS is a compact and lightweight system for military and homeland security missions, providing an operational range of up to 100 km and up to 6 hours of endurance. Carrying a triple sensor payload with day-and-night, thermal image and laser pointer, the system has significant tactical UAS capabilities in a mini-aerial platform body. Assembled in 20 minutes, the fully autonomous, vehicle-mounted system enables static and on-the-move operation.
The company is also showcasing the Pegasus 120 Tactical VTOL UAS, its first multi mission platform. With a maximum payload weight of up to 75 KG and an ability to carry multiple payloads including COMINT, VISINT and Logistics, the Pegasus 120 designed especially for defense and security missions.
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