16 Apr '18, 2pm

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Ukrspecsystems, a Ukrainian company specialising in unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) development, unveiled its latest RAM UAV/loitering munition at Defexpo 2018 held in Chennai from 11–14 April. Ukraine’s Ukrspecsystems has developed the RAM UAV loitering munition, which carries a 3 kg warhead. (IHS Markit/Akshara Parakala) Jacob Cereteli, general manager at Ukrspecsystems, told Jane’ s that work on RAM UAV commenced in 2017 with flight testing already concluded. A complete system comprises a RAM UAV, a catapult launcher, and a laptop-based ground control station (GCS) that commands the loitering munition using an encrypted datalink out to a range of 30 km. The loitering munition has a maximum take-off weight (MTOW) of 8 kg and measures 1.78 m long and with a 2.3 m wingspan. An electric motor enables it to stay aloft for up to 40 minutes at cruising speeds of up to 100 ...

Full article: http://www.janes.com/article/79289/ukrspecsystems-unveils...

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