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V-247 Vigilant

wing span 65-feet
rotor diameter30-feet
empty weight 16,000 pounds
max gross weight 29,500 pounds
Internal Mission 2000 lb
Sling Load 9000 lb
Long Range Cruise 240-250 kts
Cruise at Maximum Continuous Power 300+ kts
Best Endurance 178-180 kts
  • >11 hours Time On Stations with 600 lb Payload at 450 nm
  • Mission Radius Up to 1400 nm Mission Radius or
  • 17 hrs Time On Station
  • Service ceiling 25,000 ft
      Superior range and speed to provide escort capability for the V-22 or V-280
    • A sea-based platform, which can be sized for compatibility with DDG guided missile destroyers shipboard applications
    • Single engine tiltrotor unmanned aerial system
    • 24-hour persistent ISR with a two aircraft system
    • As it sits on the deck, the V-247 Vigilant can hold a combination of fuel, armament, and sensors, up to 13,000 pounds
    • Blade Fold Wing Stow makes V-247 Vigilant DDG hangar compatible
    • Expeditionary capability with small logistical footprint
    • Retractable tricycle landing gear
    • Open Architecture Modular Payload System
    • Footprint equivalent to UH-1Y when folded
    • DDG Shipboard Compatible
    • Open architecture and interfaces
    • Air-to-air refueling Capable
    • Modular payload system to provide maximum flexibility
    • Power distribution system to provide maximum mission capability
    • Redundant flight control system
    • Electro Optical System and Targeting System
    • Persistent, expeditionary capability, providing lethal reach with runway independence.

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