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High Altitude / Long Endurance (HALE)

High Altitude / Long Endurance Unmanned Air Vehicle - Desired Functional & Performance Characteristics

PLATFORM CHARACTERISTICS SET A

CTOL (Conventional Takeoff/Landing)

Runway launched
Mission: RSTA
Remote Basing / Control
Gross Weight: 2200 lbs
Endurance: 24 hr
Altitude: 25,000 ft MSL
Speed: Vmax > 80 kts
Radius: 1500 km
Payload: 450 lbs
Signature: Low IR
Day/Night operations
Diesel or JP-8 fuel
CTOL
Primary Payload Type: EO/IR
Alternate/Multiple Payloads: Comm-Relay, COMINT, SIGINT, Met Sensor, Mine Detection, SAR w/ AiTR, NBC Sensors, EA, Lethal
Performance characteristics based on Army Standard Day (4000 ft, 95 F)
Performance values noted above are approximate.

PLATFORM CHARACTERISTICS SET B

VTOL (Vertical Takeoff/Landing)

Remote Basing / Control
Gross Weight: 4000 lb
Endurance: 24 hrs
Altitude: 25,000 ft MSL
Speed: Vmax > 140 kts
Radius: 2700 km
Payload: 300 lbs
Signature: Low IR
Day/Night operations
VTOL
Diesel or JP-8 fuel
Primary Payload Type: EO/IR
Alternate/Multiple Payloads: Comm-Relay, COMINT, SIGNINT, Met Sensor, Mine Detection, SAR w/ AiTR,
NBC Sensors, EA, Lethal
Performance characteristics based on Army Standard Day (4000 ft, 95 F)
Performance values noted above are approximate.




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