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Arcturus UAV introduces new long endurance UAVs

13th May 2014 - 08:59 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Arcturus UAV has introduced two new additions to its unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) portfolio, with the JUMP-25 vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) system, and CAT-25 catapult-launched system.

JUMP-25 is a larger and more powerful version of the company’s JUMP-15 and JUMP-20 models. The system has a 12 hour endurance with payload, and requires no runway or launcher for operation.

The CAT-25 is a larger version of the company's T-20 catapult launched UAV. With standard payload the system’s endurance is estimated at 14 hours; with a lighter payload, endurance will stretch to 20 hours. The systems uses the Arcturus compact pneumatic portable launcher

The new UAVs will integrate Cloud Cap Technology's new TASE500. The TASE500 is a 10 inch, 27 lb. imaging payload that provides an All-HD, fully integrated solution utilising ViewPoint Tactical PED software with SWaP. 

In addition to the TASE500, the new air vehicles will be capable of simultaneously carrying other payloads such as the WGS Europa SIGINT package and the Artemis SlimSAR. 

Arcturus will use Cloud Cap technology's new Piccolo III autopilot with triple redundant IMU and auxiliary mission payload processor. The new JUMP and CAT air vehicles will also be integrated with Arcturus's compact, portable ground control station which allows control of any the company's air vehicles.


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