Tekever reveals new AR5 Life Ray TUAV
Tekever has unveiled the newest addition to its family of unmanned vehicles at the Aerospace and Defence Industries Association of Europe (ASD) convention in Portugal, the AR5 Life Ray tactical UAV (TUAV).
The AR5 Life Ray is designed for maritime and near-shore surveillance, and search and rescue (SAR) missions. The UAV has a 9 metre wing span, a cruise speed of 120 km/h, and a 90 kg payload capacity to house multiple sensors and communications equipment.
According to the company, the new system will bring new added advantages to current monitoring and rescue operations in the maritime domain. The system is scheduled to begin operational testing in 2013.
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