UAE 2020 Abu Dhabi UMEX. Unmanned Systems

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United Arab Emirates (UAE). Abu Dhabi. Unmanned Systems Exhibition (UMEX 2020). Chinese private arms company Zhong Tian Zhi Kong Technology Holdings Company displays the Flying Loong-1. Chinese salesmen talk with Emirati men, wearing the traditional white thobe. A thawb (thobe, dishdasha, kandora) is an ankle-length garment, usually with long sleeves, similar to a robe, kaftan or tunic, commonly worn in the Arabian Peninsula. The headdress is called ghutrah. Flying Loong-1 Male Reconnaissance and Strike UAV System is designed for military UAV unit to carry out missions of air patrol, maritime search and rescue, surveillance and reconnaissance with its long endurance and EOR/IR or SAR payload; precision strike against mobile or stationary target with guided weapons. The system reliability, maintainability, EMC and environment suitability complies with all military standards. Fully autonomous operation. Open system structure and modular design of avionics. Wingspan 20.4 meters. Length 10.8 meters. Maximum Take Off Weight 3200 kg. Mission Payload 1400 kg. Endurance 45 hours. Maximum Airspeed 320 km/h. Cruising speed 230 km/h. Maximum number of weapons store - 18 ( 50 kg class AGM). Emirati soldiers stand by the Flying Loong-1 drone's model. UAVs are a component of an unmanned aircraft system (UAS); which include a UAV, a ground-based controller, and a system of communications between the two. An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) (or uncrewed aerial vehicle, commonly known as a drone) is an aircraft without a human pilot on board and a type of unmanned vehicle. The flight of UAVs may operate with various degrees of autonomy: either under remote control by a human operator or autonomously by onboard computers. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a country in Western Asia at the northeast end of the Arabian Peninsula. 23.02.2020  © 2020 Didier Ruef