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Romania receives Phoenix30 UAVs

By Richard Tomkins   |   Jan. 20, 2016 at 4:22 PM
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JESSUP, Md., Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Phoenix30 quad rotor unmanned aircraft systems have been delivered to Romania by - UAV Solutions Inc under a U.S. Foreign Military Sales contract.

The four vertical takeoff and landing systems were delivered with UAVS Dragon View combined electro-optical/infrared stabilized camera sensors, a ground control system, applicable spares and ground support equipment, the company said.

The Phoenix UAS is an electric-powered aircraft. It weighs about 14 pounds with a maximum payload of two pounds. UAV Solutions said the Phoenix can be deployed in minutes, has an endurance of 30 to 35 minutes and a cruise speed of 15.5 knots.

The company said the unmanned systems arrived in Romania "recently" but offered no further details.

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