MA THOR SKUA UAS
Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance USA
Emergency relief operations, Delivery of emergency medical supplies to inaccessible areas, Border patrol, Real-time situational tactical awareness, ISR, SAR support, Electronic countermeasures, Airborne radio relay, Fisheries protection, Fire detection.
Navigation and communications
UAV control through common automatic recovery system. Integrated airborne subsystem with omnidirectional and directional antennas.
Multi-sensor turret with FLIR EO-IR. Thermal imagery. Hyperspectral imagery.
Sensor suite including navigation sensor, ice detection sensor, fuel sensors, and engine and transmission sensors.
Airborne radar for SAR operations, terrain mapping, weather avoidance, and oil slick detection.
Pratt & Whitney PW 200/55 turboshaft engine. 650 HP engine power. Four proprotors.
Retractable main-wheel landing gear. Outriggers attached to nacelles. Gas-oil struts to absorb landing loads.
Aircraft command and control software. Dual redundant architecture.
The data link transmits near-real-time colour video, radar and voice data.
Note: This information is subject to change
and does not represent a contractual binding.