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EADS Barracuda. Specifications. A photo.
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EADS Barracuda. Specifications. A photo.

EADS Barracuda. Specifications. A photo.

 

EADS Barracuda - German military multipurpose unmanned aerial vehicle developed by German engineers with the direct assistance of the corporation «Airbus Group».

 

EADS Barracudaa photo

 

The main purpose of UAV model EADS Barracuda is to conduct reconnaissance to identify concealed movement of the enemy, in this case, the device can immediately notify of it as your carrier, or independently. The fully autonomous mode, to make an attack enemy positions, which, drone EADS Barracuda is equipped with special weapons.

Despite the fact that the EADS Barracuda unmanned aerial device models designed in accordance with the "stealth" technology, this drone is noticeable for most radar systems that do not always make its use effective, especially if we consider a very high cost per copy.

UAV EADS Barracuda has a very large dimensions, in particular, for its length in meters 8,25, the device has a wingspan in 7,22 meters, while the mass of the empty drone reaches 2300 kg.

 

A photoEADS Barracuda

 

The movement of German drone EADS Barracuda driven by a single jet engine, able to develop a high thrust, which gives the speed of the drone up to 1040 km \ h. However, the maximum range of the device is very low and the flight is only 200 kilometers.

UAV EADS Barracuda is equipped with a high-resolution electro-optical camera and an infrared camera that allows to transmit telemetry in low or unfavorable visibility. Among other things, the drone also has its own radar system that can detect enemy aircraft at ranges of up to 250 kilometers.

 

Specifications EADS Barracuda.

 

  • Length: 8,25 m .;
  • Wingspan: 7,22 m .;
  • Height: 1,8 m .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 3250 kg .;
  • Cruising flight speed: 800 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 1040 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 200 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 6100 m .;
  • aircraft engine Type: Jet;
  • Powerplant: unknown;
  • Power: unknown.

 

 

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