IDEX 2019: Emirates Advanced Research and Technology unveils SCRAB III turbojet drone

Emirates Advanced Reasearch and Technology (EARTH) and its Spanish partner Systemas de Control Remoto (SCR) unveil SCRAB III turbojet drone.

IDEX 2019 Emirates Advanced Reasearch and Technology unveils SCRAB III target drone
The Scrab III displayed at IDEX 2019 (Picture source: Army Recognition)

The Scrab III has been designed from scratch, having in mind military training operations where high speed, long range missile weapon systems are used, such as Patriot, AMRAAM or Nasam.

The Scrab III is powered by two turbojet engines which provide unprecedented performance levels at high speeds, while allowing the target to climb to altitudes unreachable by most of the other systems. The drone’s autopilot is capable of executing a totally autonomous flight plan from take-off to recovery in a precise and reliable manner with a datalink coverage exceeding 100 km and a maximum operating ceiling of 26,247 ft. is easy to operate and maintain following a short training program.

The drone has a maximpum take-off weight of 140 kg, including a 13 kg payload. Its maximum speed is 389 knots and its endurance averages 1 hour.


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