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Meggit Snipe. Specifications. A photo.
Meggit Snipe. Specifications. A photo.

Meggit Snipe. Specifications. A photo.


Meggit Snipe - British military drone, developed by «Meggit Defence Systems».

Unmanned aerial vehicle of this model is intended for use as an aerial target, which is normally used during military exercises, air defense, in the preparation of the operators of air defense systems, as well as testing new weapons. Fairly narrow the scope of the unmanned aerial Meggit Snipe machine model has paid off very small value, and therefore, this drone continues to be produced and to this day, at the same time, in addition to the UK, the air vehicle is operated in other countries, including Canada, Belgium and etc.

British drone model Meggit Snipe has a fairly compact design, which provides a relatively simple operation of air tools, and does not cause difficulties during transportation to the place of direct drone use. With a length of its fuselage 1,6 meter span of the aircraft wings is 2,2 meters, with the launch of the UAV uses a special setting accelerating.

Despite the relatively small size unmanned aircraft model Meggit Snipe, it uses a fairly powerful and efficient gasoline internal combustion engine, which is able to disperse the air means to the maximum airspeed in 200 km \ h. with a maximum duration of stay in the autonomous air to 45 minutes, which is quite satisfied with the assigned tasks.


Specifications Meggit Snipe.


  • Length: 1,6 m .;
  • Wingspan: 2,2 m .;
  • Height: 0,4 m .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 20 kg .;
  • Cruising flight speed: 120 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 200 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 50 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 6100 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: unknown;
  • Power: unknown.



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