Turais. Specifications. A photo.
Turais. Specifications. A photo.

Turais. Specifications. A photo.

Turais is an American multi-purpose military unmanned aerial vehicle developed by the Piasecki Aircraft Corporation.

Multifunctional unmanned aerial vehicle is designed to perform a wide range of diverse tasks, the main one of which is reconnaissance of the terrain. Among other things, this aircraft can also be used for tasks related to aerial photography, patrol, observation and monitoring missions, target designation, etc. Due to a number of features, this device has not gained much popularity, but is currently in service the US Army.

An important feature of the American drone Turais is that this device can track the movement of submarines, for which it flies a few meters above the water surface.

The military unmanned aerial vehicle of the Turais model was designed in an aircraft-type configuration, and although the device has very compact overall dimensions, the launch of this air vehicle causes a number of problems, since it uses the transport aircraft to drop the device over the ground. If necessary, the aircraft can also be launched using a special ejection device, however, in this case, a number of tasks can be performed without proper effect.

The power part of the Turais is represented by a single piston engine, which can accelerate the device to the maximum speed of the flight at 360 km / h, with the autonomy of being in flight up to 6,5 hours.

Specifications Turais.

  • Length: Unknown;
  • Wingspan: Unknown;
  • Height: Unknown;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: unknown;
  • Cruising flight speed: 250 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 360 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 150 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 7100 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: unknown;
  • Power: unknown.

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