Merlin 21B. Specifications. A photo.
Merlin 21B. Specifications. A photo.

Merlin 21B. Specifications. A photo.


Merlin 21B - Russian military multipurpose unmanned aerial vehicle developed by special order of the Russian Federation Ministry of Defense.

Unmanned aerial vehicle model Merlin 21B intended for reconnaissance of the air space, thus, in addition to its main purpose, the aircraft can also be used for the implementation of observation and patrol flights, aerial photography of the terrain and aerial photography.

Unmanned aerial vehicle model Merlin 21B was first presented to the public as part of the exhibition event "Army-2015», moreover, in some of the existing information at the moment Russian Armed forces are armed with at least two dozen of these drones.

A key feature of the Russian multi-purpose unmanned aerial vehicle model Merlin 21B is the presence of a special radar equipment to locate even a well-camouflaged objects, and, unmanned operation means can be carried virtually around the clock, regardless of weather conditions.

According to reports, the drone Merlin 21B equipped electrooptical and infrared cameras, that allows discernment of objects on the ground, even in case of insufficient or unfavorable visibility.

Power section Russian air military means Merlin 21B represented by one reciprocating gasoline engine, which is able to disperse the apparatus to maximum flight speed in 120 km \ h.


Specifications Merlin 21B.


  • Length: Unknown;
  • Wingspan: Unknown;
  • Height: Unknown;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: unknown;
  • Cruising flight speed: 100 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 120 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 70 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 5100 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: unknown;
  • Power: unknown.



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