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Indo Defence 2016: LAPAN displays unmanned aircraft

2nd November 2016 - 02:00 GMT | by Karima Thibou in Jakarta


The Indonesian National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (LAPAN) is displaying its LSU-02, LSU-03 and LSU-05 UAVs for the first time at Indo Defence 2016, the exhibition is being held in Jakarta from 2-5 November.

The UAVs have been designed for military applications, including reconnaissance, aerial photography and patrol work. Payloads include a video camera and real-time sensor that can be adjusted according to the flight mission.

The LSU-02, which has a maximum take-off weight of 18kg and an empty weight of 15kg, was developed in 2012 by LAPAN. It was used in a naval exercise with the Indonesian

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Karima Thibou


Karima Thibou

Karima Thibou is the reference editor for Shephard Media and is responsible for the Shephard …

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