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AAD2014: Tellumat develops new ground control system

17th September 2014 - 16:01 GMT | by Helmoed Römer Heitman in Pretoria


South African UAV datalink and radar specialist company, Tellumat, has developed a compact and lightweight operator control unit (OCU) for UAVs.

The OCU-1000 is designed as a system that will comprise two OCUs – one for the UAV and one for the payload – and an AP1000/1100 antenna positioner. 

The system can be installed in any light vehicle without permanent modification or it can transported in a light vehicle to where it is needed. The maximum load is the two 45kg, 1.17m x 53.5cm x 24.5cm polystyrene OCU cases, which are fitted with wheels. If necessary a single OCU

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Helmoed Römer Heitman


Helmoed Römer Heitman

Helmoed Römer Heitman has written and lectured on defence since 1978. He played a background …

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