Ukraine unveils brand new Sokil-300 recon strike drone (Photo)

The UAV carries a 300 kg payload and be armed with guided missiles with a range of up to 10 km.

The state-owned Luch Design Bureau has presented its latest product, the reconnaissance strike unmanned aerial vehicle Sokil-300 [Falcon-300].

Oleh Korostelev, General Designer and CEO, described the new drone as a UAV designed to conduct reconnaissance and engage the enemy in the operational and tactical rear, the company press service reports.

UAV “Sokil-300”: technical and combat features

The Sokil-300 UAV is armed with guided missiles with a range of up to 10 km. Max payload is 300 kg. Maximum takeoff load: 1,225 kg. Wingspan: 14 m, length: 8.57 m. Max speed: 335 kmh.

Also, the drone has an IHS+GPS control system with an integrated map of the operational area.

In addition, this complex is equipped with an automatic laser landing system and an anti-jamming set.

UAV “Sokil-300” also has three engine optionsL АІ-450Т2 (580 kmh, 5h max), МС-500В-05С/СЕ (466 kmh, 3h max), Rotax 914 (210 kmh, 26h max).

(C)UNIAN 2020

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