Estonia’s Threod Systems is developing a new variant of its Stream small tactical unmanned aircraft system (UAS), Jane’s has learned.
The Stream C will be a larger platform and will maintain the catapult launch capability of the in-service model, however, plans are in place to introduce a wheeled undercarriage that will enable conventional takeoff and landing, Threod’s Siim Juss told Jane’s . The catapult-launched aircraft are recovered by a parachute system.
Along with the new aircraft, the company is also developing a larger, more capable payload gimbal that will be able to accommodate larger sensors.
The gimbal measures about 220 mm in diameter and weighs approximately 4 kg.
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