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Kazakh’s Own Tactical UAV On Track

: May 24, 2018 - : 6:10 pm

Kazakhstan is building its own tactical unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) with a range of about 500 kilometres. The model has been unveiled for the first time at the KADEX 2018. “The UAV is being designed for effective use as an air target for training combat calculations of air defence of the air forces. The UAV, which is in the developmental stage, as a wingspan of more than 4 meters and is about 3 meters in length. It has a carrying capacity of 30 kilograms and is powered by a 20hp gasoline engine.

 

“We plan to undertake flight tests soon and make few changes with onboard electronics and autopilot control,” Tair Balbayev, Director- General of KazTechinnovations tells Daily News.

 

The UAV has already caught the attention of the local military as well as international defence agencies. “Besides the Kazakhstan armed forces, Hungary and few other neighbouring countries have evinced keen interest in the UAV,” Balbayev informs. Currently, Kazakhstan uses UAVs bought from China and Israel. “Making our own UAV will be more cost effective, as a basic set of domestic UAVs will not exceed the cost of US$25000,” he says.

 

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