UAVOS and KACST announce new Saker-1B MALE UAS
UAVOS has teamed up with King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) in Saudi Arabia to develop the Saker-1B MALE UAS.
The two companies had been working on a Flight Control System (FCS) which could be applied to a range of multi-mission, multi-domain UAV platforms.
This subsequently led to the developed of the Saker-1B, which has now completed over 500h of day and night testing.
The endurance of the Saker-1B is reported to be up to 19h and the platform is equipped with SATCOM data links for BVLOS operations.
Saker-1B has a MTOW of 1,100kg, a maximum flight range of 2,600km and a maximum flight altitude of 16,400ft.
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