Knight. Specifications. A photo.
Knight. Specifications. A photo.

Knight. Specifications. A photo.


Knight - the Russian multi-purpose unmanned aerial vehicle for military use, designed by "Zavant".

Unmanned aerial vehicle was designed by the Russian aircraft from the company "Zavant" by special order from Chief Research Test Center of Robotics Ministry of Defence, with the primary purpose of the prospective aircraft is to carry out intelligence operations, the implementation of observation and patrol flights, special missions and so forth.

His first flight tests of the Russian multipurpose unmanned military aircraft has undergone in the year 2016, in this case, as it became known a few months later, the project began to prepare for the beginning of mass production, and the first test in the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation should begin in 2017 year.

The multipurpose air tool Knight model has very large dimensions, in particular, the device has a length equal 4,2 meters and a width of 3,5 meters, which requires specific conditions for transport and operation of the aircraft, however, the UAV weight is relatively small and is only 30 kg .

The power of the unmanned aircraft model Vityaz unit represented by one internal combustion engine, which is working on kerosene, activates an electric generator, providing in turn the work of the four electric motors, which are able to break up the drone to a maximum airspeed in 180 km \ h., At the same time, autonomous flight can last about 12 hours.


Specifications Knight.


  • Length: 4,2 m .;
  • Width: 3,5 m .;
  • Height: 0,6 m .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 30 kg .;
  • Cruising flight speed: 120 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 180 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 1200 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 3100 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: Electric;
  • Powerplant: unknown;
  • Power: unknown.



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