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Singapore Airshow 2020: ST Engineering lifts lid on VTOL UAVs

11th February 2020 - 11:00 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Singapore

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Singapore-based ST Engineering displayed two new hybrid UAV platforms at Singapore Airshow 2020.

The Veloce 15 and Veloce 60 respectively cover MTOWs from 15-16kg to 50-70kg and are in their ‘final stages of [concurrent] development’, according to the company.

They are ST Engineering’s first fixed-wing UAVs with a VTOL capability. Each hybrid UAV features four rotors for vertical lift and a tail-mounted propeller for horizontal propulsion.

The platforms are being delivered in conjunction with Singapore’s DSO National Laboratories, as a clear indication that these UAVs will have a military application. However, an ST Engineering spokesperson said that homeland security and commercial

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Gordon Arthur is the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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