06 Mar '18, 11am

ST Kinetics pursues weaponised multirotor UAV development

ST Kinetics pursues weaponised multirotor UAV development

ST Kinetics, the land systems and speciality vehicles arm of Singapore Technologies Engineering (ST Engineering) has commenced development of weaponised tactical air and ground vehicles with the aim of demonstrating advanced prototypes by the end of 2019. The company has commenced work on the Stinger Unmanned Aerial Multi-Rotor Gunship, which is envisioned to be a semi-autonomous, company-level reconnaissance and fire-support platform that will take the form of a modular, 60 kg-class multirotor unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). It will be designed for ease of transportation and assembly by dismounted troops. ST Kinetics aims to complete development of its Stinger Unmanned Aerial Multi-Rotor Gunship by the end of 2019. Pictured is a concept model armed with the company’s Ultimax 100 Mk8 light machine gun. (IHS Markit/Kelvin Wong) Although in the nascent stages of develop...

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