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Parent System: Camcopter
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2014
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Description: The Camcopter S-100 is a highly versatile, carbon-fiber monocoque, unmanned rotorcraft being developed by Schiebel to meet the requirements of military and civil customers using a variety of modular payloads. As a vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) air vehicle the S-100 eliminates the need for launch and recovery equipment. The air vehicle can be programmed to fly an autonomous mission profile relying on its GPS/INS navigation system. Schiebel has provided the S-100 with integrated checklists and numerous fail-safe mechanisms to reduce the risk of damage due to operator error. A built-in two-way datalink enables to receive control inputs and to send video and imagery to the ground control station in real time. Schiebel is targeting the S-100 rotorcraft for both ground- and ship-based applications such as tactical surveillance and reconnaissance, artillery support, maritime surveillance and amphibious support, and weapons delivery.
The Camcopter S-100 has two payload bays, side hard points and an internal auxiliary electronics/avionics bay. The primary payload bay, located directly beneath the main rotor shaft, is capable of mounting payloads weighing up to 50 kg (100-lb). Typically, the payload consists of daylight TV and/or infrared cameras. Besides, the S-100 could conduct precise delivery and recovery of guided munitions, deployment of riot control agents (smoke), and mine detection using infrared camera. The air vehicle is powered by a 55-hp aviation engine which provides a maximum speed of 120-kt and a flight endurance of up to six hours carrying a 34 kg payload and cruising at 55 knots. The mission range varies from 80 to 130 kilometers.
Camcopter S-100 Specifications
Main Rotor Blades: 2
Height: 1,120 millimeter (3.67 foot)
Length: 3,110 millimeter (10.2 foot)
Main Rotor Diameter: 3,400 millimeter
Width: 1,240 millimeter
Ceiling: 18,000 foot (5,486 meter)
Max Range: 130 kilometer (70 nautical mile)
Max Power at TakeOff: 55 hp (41 kW)
Cruise Speed: 55 knot (102 kph)
Top Speed at High Altitude: 120 knot (222 kph)
Flight Endurance: 6 hour (0.25 day)
Empty Weight: 97 kilogram (214 pound)
Max Takeoff Weight: 200 kilogram (441 pound)
Payload: 50 kilogram (110 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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Camcopter S-100 News
There are 7 news between
13 Oct 2008 and 28 Feb 2017
Tuesday, February 28, 2017PicoSAR Radar Ordered by Undisclosed North African CountryTuesday, February 19, 2013Successful Flight Trials for I-Master Radar on Schiebel CAMCOPTER S-100Wednesday, August 8, 2012Boeing Delivers Smaller, Lighter Radio Relay for Unmanned Aerial VehiclesTuesday, February 2, 2010Thales Partners with Schiebel for the French DGA VTOL UAV TrialsWednesday, December 16, 2009Boeing Team Demonstrates Multimodal Unmanned Systems OperationsTuesday, October 14, 2008Camcopter S-100 UAV Successfully Completes Deck Landing Trials on K130 CorvettesMonday, October 13, 2008DCNS Achieves Automatic Unmanned Rotorcraft Landing on French Navy Frigate
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