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TADTE 2013: CSIST unveils rotary-wing designs

15th August 2013 - 17:10 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Taipei

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The state-owned Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (CSIST) has unveiled two UAV designs for the Republic of China (ROC) Armed Forces at the Taipei Aerospace & Defense Technology Exhibition (TADTE).

The first system is the rotary-wing Cardinal II which comprises an evolution of the Cardinal which was first seen at TADTE in 2011. Its development follows deficiencies identified by ROC Army and ROC Marine Corps evaluation, a spokesman revealed, instigating CSIST’s design of Cardinal II.

It remains a hand-launched system, but Cardinal II uses parachute recovery instead of a glide landing. It is larger and has a range

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

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