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AUVSI 2017: MartinUAV seeks entrance to US market

9th May 2017 - 01:00 GMT | by Scott Gourley in Dallas

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After participating in several recent demonstration events, MartinUAV is looking to establish its V-Bat long endurance VTOL UAS in the US military market.

According to Wayne McAuliffe, senior director of special programmes at MartinUAV, V-Bat meets the needs of a vertical takeoff and landing Group 2 or Group 3 UAV.

'It has no launch equipment and no recovery equipment,' he explained. 'All you need is an airplane, a GCS [ground control station] and an antenna for the datalink, and you're good to go. Depending on what kind of antenna set you use you can get out to about 20 nautical …

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