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    Quote Originally Posted by halloweene View Post
    I generally agree with you, but.


    (i) Quite often JTACs (or NATO FACs for instance) prefer two seaters for the very reasons you gave. Backseater is of great help in awareness.
    If we look at the tactical fleets of most air forces there are a far smaller number of two seaters available though.


    Quote Originally Posted by halloweene View Post
    (ii) New generation pods (at least some have a dedicated datalink allowing real time image transmissions.
    Agree although most of the UAVS used in IRQ/AFG also have the capability to stream data to troops directly as well as home base. For example even a small unit like Scan Eagle was capable of this in 2004.
    Enabled by Harris Corporation's National Security Agency-approved Type 1 classified SecNet-11®Plus technology in ScanEagle's avionics bay, streaming video and voice-over IP communication was sent from a ground control station over a secure high-bandwidth network to ScanEagle 18 miles away. The data was then instantaneously relayed to ground personnel six miles from the UAV.
    http://boeing.mediaroom.com/2004-12-...ess-Technology

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    Yes, drones, aircrafts, boots integration for CAS is somewhere a model for integrated battlenet. One of the fastest moving areas.

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    Except it looks nothing like a Predator and is unlikely to be capable of carrying a weapon, but yes otherwise a totally valid story.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tango III View Post
    That kind of drone could be used to find and destroy aircraft in the open on an airfield. Load a bunch of those in a long range CM.

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    agree, pentagon may well regret they ever cooked up the idea of combat drones in the first instance

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    Old radar types never die; they just phased array

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    Brilliant.

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    New Czech VTOL UAV CANTAS E had premiere at IDEX 2017











    CANTAS A and E

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    It's an hybrid?

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    Now three versions exist and are tested:
    A - Advanced (VTOL) - reconn/surveillance/monitoring/patrolling UAV, two electric engines and one Czech jet engine TJ40-G1, 380 km/h top speed, maximum flight time of 40 minutes, maximum take-off weight is 75 kg.
    E - Endurance (VTOL) - reconn/surveillance/monitoring/patrolling UAV, two electric engines and one combustion engine, 160 km/h top speed, flight time of up to 18 hours, maximum take-off weight of 65 kg.
    S - Speed (non VTOL) - UAV/training aerial target/guided kamikaze dron with warhead, one jet engine TJ40-G1, 460 km/h top speed, maximum flight time of 40 minutes, maximum take-off weight of 63 kg.
    Last edited by rumcajs; 24th February 2017 at 23:26.

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    thanks. Quite an innovative approach.
    Last edited by TomcatViP; 24th February 2017 at 22:34.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rumcajs View Post
    Now three versions exist and are tested:
    A - Advanced (VTOL) - reconn/surveillance/monitoring/patrolling UAV, two electric engines and one Czech jet engine TJ40-G1, 380 km/h top speed, maximum flight time of 40 minutes, maximum take-off weight is 75 kg.
    E - Endurance (VTOL) - reconn/surveillance/monitoring/patrolling UAV, two electric engines and one combustion engine, 160 km/h top speed, flight time of up to 18 hours, maximum take-off weight of 65 kg.
    S - Speed (non VTOL) - UAV/training aerial target/kamikaze dron with warhead, one jet engine TJ40-G1, 460 km/h top speed, maximum flight time of 40 minutes, maximum take-off weight of 63 kg.
    Amazing -- thanks!

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