Meggit Snipe. Specifications. A photo.
Meggit Snipe. Specifications. A photo.

Meggit Snipe. Specifications. A photo.


Meggit Snipe - British military drone, developed by «Meggit Defence Systems».

The unmanned aerial vehicle of this model is intended for use as an air target, which is usually used during military exercises for air defense, in training air defense system operators, as well as in testing new weapons. The rather narrow scope of the Meggit Snipe unmanned aerial vehicle has paid off at a very low cost, which is why this drone continues to be produced to this day, while in addition to the UK, the aircraft is operated in other countries of the world, including Canada, Belgium and M.

British drone model Meggit Snipe has a fairly compact design, which provides a relatively simple operation of air tools, and does not cause difficulties during transportation to the place of direct drone use. With a length of its fuselage 1,6 meter span of the aircraft wings is 2,2 meters, with the launch of the UAV uses a special setting accelerating.

Despite the relatively small size unmanned aircraft model Meggit Snipe, it uses a fairly powerful and efficient gasoline internal combustion engine, which is able to disperse the air means to the maximum airspeed in 200 km \ h. with a maximum duration of stay in the autonomous air to 45 minutes, which is quite satisfied with the assigned tasks.


Specifications Meggit Snipe.


  • Length: 1,6 m .;
  • Wingspan: 2,2 m .;
  • Height: 0,4 m .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 20 kg .;
  • Cruising flight speed: 120 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 200 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 50 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 6100 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: unknown;
  • Power: unknown.



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