Valkyrie. Specifications. A photo.
Valkyrie. Specifications. A photo.

Valkyrie. Specifications. A photo.


Valkyrie - New Zealand military unmanned aerial vehicle developed by «X-Craft».

A high-tech device was developed by New Zealand aircraft builders and specialists in aerospace engineering specifically for military use. In fact, an unmanned aerial vehicle is a tactical reconnaissance drone with a high speed of movement in space and capable of performing tasks in all weather conditions, including extreme ones. In addition to collecting intelligence data, the unmanned aerial vehicle Valkyrie also found active use in carrying out tasks related to patrolling a certain area, monitoring military facilities, carrying out search operations, adjusting fire on enemy positions,

Suffice unusual shape of the UAV is the need for a device of high aerodynamic performance, in particular, the drone is a highly maneuverable and well managed, moreover, the device itself can be controlled both from the hand transmitter in the presence of the operator and in a fully autonomous mode.

Valkyrie drones equipped with electro-optical camera for filming the area in daylight conditions, as well as an infrared camera, which provides an opportunity to observe and shoot in low areas, or the unfavorable visibility.

Starting UAV made using special catapult installed in the vehicle, while the planting is carried out directly on the ground surface or the water surface - UAV design is made so that the probability of injury is minimal in this case.

New Zealand unmanned aerial vehicle equipped with a piston engine, which allows the device to develop the airspeed to 150 km \ h., While the maximum range of this device is limited following 100 kilometers.


Specifications Valkyrie.


  • Length: 1,2 m .;
  • Wingspan: 1,6 m .;
  • Height: 0,38 m .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 20 kg .;
  • Cruising flight speed: 120 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 150 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 120 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 5000 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: unknown;
  • Power: unknown.


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