Lockheed Martin X-56. Specifications. A photo.
Lockheed Martin X-56. Specifications. A photo.

Lockheed Martin X-56. Specifications. A photo.


Lockheed Martin X-56 - US military drone experimental purposes, designed in 2013, the company «Lockheed Martin».


Lockheed Martin X-56 photo


Design and development of unmanned air vehicle model Lockheed Martin X-56 laid its roots in the year 2010. The new device is intended to be used as a military intelligence agent, intended for use in the US Air Force. In addition to problems related to the exploration area, unmanned aerial vehicle can also be used to perform a variety of related tasks, which should include the implementation of patrol and surveillance flights, carrying out search and special operations and others.

His first flight tests of an unmanned aerial vehicle Lockheed Martin X-56 2013 underwent in July year, and due to the fact that the device has successfully completed all required tests, work on the project continued.

A US military drone aircraft model Lockheed Martin X-56 has a modular design that makes it possible to create different configurations of the device, including, allows you to increase the amount of fuel carried, installed on board the drone specialized equipment.

Powerplant unmanned Lockheed Martin X-56 air means is represented by two turbojet engines, providing traction in 0,395 kN each, which in turn allows the drone to move with a maximum speed of 220 km \ h., However, limit the range of flight of this device is limited 70 kilometers .


Specifications Lockheed Martin X-56.


  • Length: 2,3 m .;
  • Wingspan: 8,4 m .;
  • Height: 0,6 m .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 70 kg .;
  • Cruising flight speed: 170 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 220 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 70 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 4100 m .;
  • aircraft engine Type: Jet;
  • Powerplant: unknown;
  • Power: 2 x0,395 kN.



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