AeroVironment Provides Raven UAS to Portuguese Army

AeroVironment has announced that it has been awarded a contract to provide Raven unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) equipped with Mantis i23 sensors and pocket Remote Video Terminals (p/RVT) for the Portuguese Army, with delivery scheduled over a three-year period. “AeroVironment’s Raven unmanned aircraft system, equipped with our Mantis i23 gimbaled sensor suite and pocket Remote Video…

Lockheed Martin – Indago UAS

The Lockheed Martin Procerus Technologies Indago quadrotor unmanned aerial system (UAS) goes beyond an average drone’s capabilities. With its leading endurance and quick deployment ability, Indago gives civilians and warfighters an eye-in-the sky in just minutes. The UAS, along with its payload options and advanced ground control software, helps users to accomplish diverse missions including…

RQ-11B Raven UAV – the most popular fixed-wing military drone

  Primary Function Reconnaissance and surveillance with low altitude operation Contractor Aerovironment, Inc. Services USN, USMC, USAF, US Army Power Plant Electric Motor, rechargeable lithium ion batteries Wingspan 4.5 feet (1.37 meters) Weight 4.2 lbs (1.9 kilograms) Weight (ground control unit) 17 lbs (7.7 kilograms) Speed 30-60 mph (26-52 knots) Range 8-12 km (4.9-7.45 miles)…

Japanese Quality Management

The Japanese have had phenomenal impact on world markets. Many industries, such as electronics, cameras, watches, motorcycles, machine tools, automotive products, shipbuilding, and even some aspects of aerospace are either dominated by Japanese firms or are heavily impacted by them. Many people mistakenly attribute this phenomenon strictly to cultural differences. The vision of dedicated Japanese…

NASA: Li-Ion Batteries – Managing Risk to Secure Reward

Source: NASA   Li-Ion batteries perform well in packing a lot of energy into a small package. That is why NASA was one of the earliest adopters of the Li-Ion battery for use in space, where the advantages of smaller batteries with a long life expectancy are numerous, from fitting nicely into the confines of…

New 2070 form-factor cell

Panasonic パナソニックNCR20700 パナソニック NCR20700B 4.25Ah 15A is the most cost effective battery cell they’ve created the Japanese company in year 2017. It costs the same like to produce also NCR18650s but offers 30% more power with only like about 10% size increase! Dimensions: 20,35 x 70,3 mm.     http://www.uavfpvbattery.com