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).