Northrop Grumman Bat. Specifications. A photo.
Northrop Grumman Bat. Specifications. A photo.

Northrop Grumman Bat. Specifications. A photo.


Northrop Grumman Bat - US unmanned aerial vehicle developed in 2006, the company «Northrop Grumman».


Northrop Grumman Bat photo


The design of the unmanned aircraft Northrop Grumman Bat began to be carried out by American specialists in such areas as aircraft building and aerospace technologies at the beginning of the 2000-ies. Initially, the new device was supposed to be used only for research purposes, however, due to the fact that the project was very much interested in the representatives of the US Air Force, the device was technically modified and it was produced serially. The Northrop Grumman Bat drone can be used for such purposes as reconnaissance of terrain, patrol observation and search operations, used as a means of coordination of military units, fire control means for artillery installations, etc.

Unmanned aerial vehicle Northrop Grumman Bat made its first flight in 2006 year, and due to the fact that the drone successfully cope with all the tests and tasks, the project was sent to production, where he continues to be to this day.

Drone model Northrop Grumman Bat has a small size - with its length in meters 2 and 4,3 wingspan in meters, unmanned aerial vehicle has a low weight, which ensures a high rate of mobility.

Powerplant Northrop Grumman Bat UAV shows only one rotary engine, which, however, having a sufficiently high capacity, is able to overclock the device to the maximum speed of its flight in 165 km \ h., While the battery life of this drone is 18 hours.


Specifications Northrop Grumman Bat.


  • Length: 2 m .;
  • Wingspan: 4,3 m .;
  • Height: 0,45 m .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 115 kg .;
  • Cruising flight speed: 140 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 165 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 250 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 5200 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: rotative;
  • Powerplant: unknown;
  • Power: unknown.




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