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Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 30 June 2008
Total Production: 78
Also Known As: DRAC and Drone de Reconnaissance Au Contact
Origin: France
Corporations: Airbus Group* and SurveyCopter   (*) lead contractor
Parent System: Tracker
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 30 June 2008
Total Production: 78
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Description: The Tracker, also kwon as the DRAC in France, is a mini-Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV) intended to provide reconnaissance capabilities at closer ranges for both military and civil customers. The hand-launched system can be ready for deployment by a crew of two-man in less than 15 minutes. The Tracker air vehicle can remain on station for 90 minutes at ranges of up to 10 kilometers. The air vehicle features real-time secure data-links, autonomous flight control and GPS-based navigation, low operating costs, and ease of maintenance and operation. EADS has designed the Tracker to perform over-the-hill reconnaissance and surveillance; reconnaissance and battle damage assessment at closer ranges; and location, reconnaissance, identification, classification and tracking.

Tracker Specifications

System Crew: 2
Radius of Operation: 10 kilometer
Flight Endurance: 90 minute (1.50 hour)
SetUp Time: 15 minute (900 second)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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Tracker News

There are 5 news between
30 Jun 2008 and 25 Oct 2013
Friday, October 25, 2013Austria Orders Six Tracker Mini-Unmanned Air Systems
Friday, April 8, 2011French Army Places Order for Additional DRAC mini-UAV Systems
Wednesday, February 10, 2010EADS Delivers Second Batch of DRAC UAVs to French Ministry of Defense
Thursday, July 10, 2008France Orders 35 Additional DRAC mini-UAV Close-Range Reconnaissance Systems
Monday, June 30, 2008French Army Takes Delivery of First 25 DRAC mini-UAV Systems

Operators & Related Equipment

Austria ordered six systems (18 air vehicles) in October 2013
Jan 201060
Jul 200825

Grand Total 782
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