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Asset | April 26, 2019

Unmanned aircraft system


Length: 8 feet
Wingspan: 16 feet
Speed: 92 miles per hour
Endurance: 24+ hours
The unmanned aircraft system consists of an unmanned aircraft, its mission payloads, launch and recovery equipment, ground control station and control and data links.

The unmanned aircraft system will augment its aircraft fleets and expand the surveillance range of surface assets like the national security cutters. There will be two based UAS's: cutter and land. Cutter-based UAS will deploy with major cutters and provide surveillance data. Land-based UAS will enhance ocean surveillance in support of service's operations.