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KADEX 2018: Orlan-10E makes international debut

24 May 2018

The Orlan-10E (E for export) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) developed by Russian industry has made its international debut at the KADEX 2018 defence show in Astana, Kazakhstan.

The Orlan-10 system comprises two to four UAVs and a catapult launcher. Each vehicle has a maximum take-off weight of 18 kg, a wingspan of 3.1 m, and carries a 3 kg payload. Powered by a piston engine, the Orlan-10E has an endurance of up to 10 hours, a maximum flight range of 300 km, and flies 70-150 km/h at an altitude of up to 5,000 m. The vehicle is launched against a 15 m/s wind.

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