Intelligence UAV CRECERELLE, which was manufactured by the French company Sagem. This machine was manufactured as part of the HALE program. This drone was designed for reconnaissance and monitoring of the battlefield. To detect the forces of the enemy, CRECERELLE was equipped with a high-expansion camera and camcorder. Also in the package includes an infrared sensor and sensor system. It was possible to transfer information to a ground control station from a distance of 50 kilometers.

The entire Sagem CRECERELLE complex consisted of a launcher, a ground control center, a trailer and six UAV vehicles. The whole complex of active use without transport cost about one million dollars. The Armed Forces of France began to use it in their weapons from the 1994 year. France uses 12 of such machines, they are also in service in Denmark, the Netherlands and Sweden.

Only mounted engine allow to overclock the device to Sagem CRECERELLE 240 km / h and climb to an altitude of 4,5 kilometers.

Sagem CRECERELLE. Characteristics:

Modification Crecerelle
Wingspan, m 2.75
Aircraft Length m 3.00
Weight, kg 115
engine's type 1 AP
Power, hp 1 x
Maximum speed km / h 240
Flight duration, h 3
Practical ceiling, m 4500

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