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Indo Defence 2016: Domestic long-endurance UAS unveiled (video)

3rd November 2016 - 08:00 GMT | by Grant Turnbull in Jakarta


Indonesian company PT Bhinneka Dwi Persada is displaying a new long-endurance UAS for the first time at this year's Indo Defence exhibition.

Called the Rajawali 720, the UAS features a canard configuration with a main wing measuring 7m. The company states that the endurance of the aircraft is up to 24 hours, with potential for that to be increased to 30 hours in the future.

A maximum take-off weight is currently set at 180kg, with a payload capacity specificed at 100kg. Those payloads could include an EO/IR turret, multi-spectral cameras, ground moving target indicator or a synthetic aperture radar.

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Grant Turnbull


Grant Turnbull

Grant Turnbull was the editor of Land Warfare International and Digital Battlespace magazines with Shephard …

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