10 Most Expensive Military Drones In The World
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Drones are Unmanned Aerial Vehicles UAV or, RPAS Remotely Piloted Aerial Systems to military personnel. Drones are used in circumstances where human flight is considered too dangerous or difficult. And obviously, every one wants to save there pilots So keeping this in mind, Militaries and drone manufacturers, are frequently investing Heavy amounts, in the Military drone projects. In today’s video, we gonna discuss the, 10 Most expensive military drones in the world.
10, Kratos, XQ-58, Valkyrie…
‘The XQ-58A Valkyrie demonstrator, a long-range, high subsonic, unmanned air vehicle. Initially designated as the XQ-222, the Valkyrie U-C-A-V (unmanned combat aerial vehicle), completed its first flight in EARLY 2019, as the XQ-58, Valkyrie.
The RQ-170 Sentinel is a high altitude and long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) designed and manufactured by Skunk Works, a division of Lockheed Martin Corporation, for the United States Air Force (USAF).
MQ-8 Fire Scout.
Designed by Northrop Grumman, the MQ-8 Fire Scout is an autonomous helicopter system that provides real-time Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance and Target-acquisition, laser designation, and battle management to tactical users without relying on manned aircraft or space-based assets.
The nEUROn drone.
The nEUROn is an experimental combat UAV designed and spearheaded by Dassault Aviation.
European Aeronautic Defense and Space Company, or EADS for short, began producing the Talarion in 2008.
The RQ-4 Global Hawk.
it is a high-altitude, long-endurance, remotely piloted aircraft, with an integrated sensor suite that provides global all-weather, day or night intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) capability.
The revolutionary MQ-25 Stingray will be the first-ever aerial refueling drone in history, set for initial operational status in 2024.
Okhotnik or Hunter-B
The [Okhotnik-B], the first Russian heavy drone, is made according to the flying wing aerodynamic scheme, the take-off mass of the machine is about 20 tons.
This is an U-CAV, The unmanned combat aerial vehicle will DEPENDS on stealth and HUGE payload adaptability, and sources said that it is expected to FLY in 2028.
Northrop Grumann X-47B.
The unmanned combat air system is designed to help the U.S. Navy. The designers refer to it as, “a tailless, strike fighter-sized unmanned aircraft.
Lockheed Martin SR-72.
In March 2016, Lockheed Martin CEO Hewson stated that the company was on the verge of a technological breakthrough that would allow its conceptual SR-72 hypersonic plane to reach Mach 6. A hypersonic demonstrator aircraft the size of an F-22 stealth fighter could be built for less than $1 billion.
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