Sojka III. Specifications. A photo.
Sojka III. Specifications. A photo.

Sojka III. Specifications. A photo.


Sojka III - Czech military unmanned aerial vehicle developed in 90-ies of the last century.


Photo Sojka III


Czech UAV Sojka III has broad functionality, in particular, in most cases, the drone was used as a reconnaissance and observation aircraft means, however, among other things, the UAV Sojka III also refers to a class of vehicles unmanned aerial vehicles, in particular, its onboard a device can carry up to 20-30 kilogram payload, in particular, the drone can be used to deliver weapons and ammunition to places and regions which for any reason can not be another message.




UAV Sojka III is equipped with electro-optical camera with an infrared sensor that allows you to send a picture of moderate sharpness both in the daytime and at night, but, among other things, the device has also a radar system capable of detecting air assets within a radius of 250 kilometers; electronic warfare, and others.


UAV launch Sojka III


Drone Sojka III is equipped with a piston engine, the device is able to accelerate to maximum speed in 180 km \ h., At the same time, the maximum flight range UAV Sojka III is 100 kilometers. Launch UAV Sojka III can be carried out with the prepared and unprepared to the site, while, in the latter case, acceleration is made drone using a pneumatic catapult mounted on a wheeled chassis.

According to 2011 year, Armed Forces of the Czech Republic abandoned the operation of the drone, however, according to some information, the use of UAV Sojka III is carried out by other countries of southern Europe.


Specifications Sojka III.


  • Length: 3,78 m .;
  • Wingspan: 4,12 m .;
  • Height: 0,65 m .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 145 kg .;
  • Cruising flight speed: 130 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 180 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 100 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 4000 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: unknown;
  • Power: unknown.


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