XQ-222. Specifications. A photo.
XQ-222. Specifications. A photo.

XQ-222. Specifications. A photo.


XQ-222 - US military multipurpose unmanned aerial vehicle developed by the corporation «Kratos Defense and Security Solutions».

Unmanned aerial vehicle model XQ-222 is a military unmanned tactical aircraft, designed to carry out such tasks as the exploration area, the Observation and patrol flight, revealing movement of enemy forces and destroy enemy troops and armored vehicles potential opponent for his aircraft It equipped with its own weapon system.

At its core, the project of the American unmanned aerial vehicle model XQ-222 was created in order to improve the defense capabilities and military capabilities of US armed forces, in particular, the drone was supposed to make an effective substitute for modern expensive bombers, and although the cost of the UAV still remains very high, the device is positioned as a low-budget weapon.

A US military drone aircraft model XQ-222 has a fairly compact dimensions, in particular, the drone has a wingspan of constituting 6 meters 70 centimeters and a length of the fuselage equal to 8 meters 84 cm which makes it very maneuverable, but to use this UAV and required the presence of a specially prepared runway.

Power section unmanned air means XQ-222 represented by one jet engine, which is able to disperse device the maximum airspeed in 920 km \ h., While the maximum range of the UAV flight is about 2800 kilometers, and the device itself can be moved to a height of 15 kilometers.


Specifications XQ-222.


  • Length: 8,84 m .;
  • Wingspan: 6,7 m .;
  • Height: Unknown;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 1200 kg .;
  • Cruising flight speed: 750 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 920 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 2800 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 15000 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: turbojet;
  • Powerplant: unknown;
  • Power: unknown.



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