Argus One. Specifications. A photo.
Argus One - American multi-purpose unmanned aerial vehicle developed by the corporation «World Surveillance Group Inc.».
Argus One photo
American drone Argus One was the projected «World Surveillance Group Inc.» American engineers from the company ( «WSGI») in the second half 2000-ies. In fact, it is the air vehicle is intended for use in the military sphere, and the main customer UAV advocated the US Department of Defense, which is intended to operate the drone to carry out tasks related to the collection of intelligence, the implementation of patrol and surveillance flights, as well as the implementation of special missions, although, of course the device is positioned at the moment as a research aircraft.
UAV Argus One model is made in the configuration of the airship, and the configuration is very unusual, because in fact, consists of several modules, pressure changes in each of which can be controlled and that the UAV to maneuver. Due to such an unusual approach to the development of the drone, the device is very stable even in windy conditions.
US unmanned aerial vehicle equipped with a set of electro-optical, infrared and multi-spectral camera that allows you to thoroughly study investigated the terrain and objects in it, which, in turn, is the best suited for the direct purpose of the drone.
Powerplant unmanned aerial vehicle Argus One model represented by one electric motor. That actually gives impetus to the movement of the drone, while the device itself is maneuvering due to dynamic pressure changes in each of the models, which is quite effective.
Specifications Argus One.
- Length: 42 m .;
- Width: 6,5 m .;
- Height: 6,5 m .;
- Maximum takeoff weight: 180 kg .;
- Cruising flight speed: 50 km \ h .;
- Maximum flight speed: 100 km \ h .;
- Maximum flight distance: 1500 km .;
- Maximum flight height: 8000 m .;
- aircraft engine type: Electric;
- Powerplant: unknown;
- Power: unknown.
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