Thursday, August 27, 2015

Zala 421 UAV unveiled at MAKS 2015

Zala Aero group part of Russian defense giant ROSTEC, unveild its new ZALA 421-16E5 tactical reconnaissance unmanned aerial vehicle at the MAKS 2015, in Zhukovsky, Russia.

The UAV features digital control units and can transmit real time video to the operator using a bidirectional transceiver.

Launched using a mobile pneumatic launcher, the ZALA 421-16E5 has great autonomy and mobility, it can fly 6-7 hours, with a range of up to 150 km and can monitor more than 21 000 sq. km area from one launch site.

The compartments are provided to install special equipment weighing up to five kilograms.