September 18, 2019 16:20
News ID: 7518

(Persia Digest) – Four drones manufactured by Iranian researchers and engineers were unveiled at a ceremony today by the Vice President for Science and Technology.

One of the four was a lightweight surveillance bird equipped with a 3-minute thermographic camera and flight duration of 60 minutes. It is equipped with day and night camera, a Kimball triaxial, and a digital image recorder.

The second drone was a perpendicular flying bird for mapping without the need for ground control points. It has a flight duration of 90 minutes and is equipped with PPK-RTK Positioning Systems.  It flies at maximum speeds of 120kms/hour suitable for designing offline and in-flight missions. The UAV can automatically return to its starting point.


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The third drone was a specialized mapping bird without the need for GEN-X3 ground control points, with a flight duration of 60 minutes and equipped with a 24 megapixel mirrorless camera. It does not require ground control points and is equipped with a precision multifrequency receiver.

The fourth drone unveiled today was a solar-powered drone with a flight duration of four hours as a special feature. It weighs 4.5kgs and can fly at a cruising altitude of 10 thousand feet.

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