Denel Dynamics Skua. Specifications. A photo.
Denel Dynamics Skua. Specifications. A photo.

Denel Dynamics Skua. Specifications. A photo.


Denel Dynamics Skua - South African military drone, designed by «Denel Dynamics».


UAV Photos Denel Dynamics Skua


Military drone Denel Dynamics Skua model is used as a target air used for testing new types of air and missile weapons. Despite the fact that the functionality of the unmanned aerial vehicle Denel Dynamics Skua is very limited, this device is very popular, at least in the Armed Forces of South Africa, and, in some cases, the drone continues to operate to this day that highlights its high efficiency .

Since the UAV model Denel Dynamics Skua has a very narrow scope of its operation, this unit does not equip any visual tracking and detection devices, in addition, because of the flight performance, the use is different cameras would be impractical.


UAV Denel Dynamics Skua photo


The power plant of UAVs Denel Dynamics Skua presented turbojet engine, which allows the drone to accelerate to speed in 900 km \ h., While the maximum range of the following devices is 200 kilometers. If necessary, Denel Dynamics Skua UAV can stay aloft for up to 85 minutes, however, in this case, its flight speed should be about 800 km \ h.

To launch the UAV uses a special accelerating catapult, installed either on the basis of the road, or else directly on the ground.


Specifications Denel Dynamics Skua.


  • Length: 6 m .;
  • Wingspan: 3,58 m .;
  • Height: 0,62 m .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 160 kg .;
  • Cruising flight speed: 800 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 900 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 200 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 10700 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: turbojet;
  • Powerplant: unknown;
  • Power: unknown.


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