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Titel: Icarus Aerospace TAV/WASP
Bericht door: Sparkplug op 11/08/2020 | 10:00 uur
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Citaat
Introducing our TAV™, a clean-sheet aircraft. A force-multiplier solution for the world’s security and armed forces.

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https://icarus-aerospace.com/tactical-air-vehicle-tav/

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https://twitter.com/IcarusAerospace/status/1292795864222769153

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[SPECS]
General:
+ MTOW up to 21000lb
+ Wing span: 51ft (15.5m)
+ Length: 52ft (15.85m)
+ Powerplant: 2 x 1700 SHP
+ APU: Optional
+ Optionally installed 360-degree AESA radar
+ Up to two FLIR turrets (chin and belly mounted, retractable)

Performance:
+ VMO: 360 KCAS
+ VSR: 70 KCAS
+ Service ceiling (manned): 36000ft
+ G-loading +8 / -4
+ Service ceiling (unmanned): Mission / Equipment dependent
+ Endurance unrefueled: 6.5Hrs
    + Range w/ 45 min reserve: up to 1300NM
+ Endurance w/ Aux internal fuel: 9Hrs
    + Range w/ 45 min reserve: up to 2000NM
+ Endurance refueled: Crew limit.
+ Takeoff and Landing Distance near STOL

Armament:
+ Up to 11 external hard points
+ Up to 8000Lbs total load
+ One forward firing fixed cannon (customer’s choice)
+ One belly mounted optionally installed (up to 30mm) 360-degree turret cannon
+ Laser guided bombs and rockets
+ GPS guided munition
+ Up to two torpedoes
+ Sonobuoys
+ Anti-ship rockets
+ Air to Air IR missiles
+ Conventional unguided bombs and rockets

Crew: Up to two.
+ Pilot + WSO, Pilot only or Unmanned

Operating conditions:
+ Day, Night, VMC/IMC, All weather, FIKI
+ Gravel and unprepared rough runways
+ Austere Environments
+ Self-deployable

https://www.icarus-aerospace.com/tactical-air-vehicle-tav/