The Carcará is a Brazilian light weight UAV designed to be transported by a single man. His height allows takeoff and landing in restricted areas where other aircraft are unable to operate. Designed to be used in any theater even if is devoid of track, or surrounded by any obstacles.
It’s designed to be used by Brazilian Marine Corps infantry in a real-time reconnaissance.
Ordered by Brazilian navy to equip an infantry marine corps. Navy wanted a UAV with stealth features, lightweight, flexible and resistant. The Carcará have low acoustic signature, can be controlled by a single soldier and have telemetry data.
- Wingspan: 160 cm
- Operating speed: 40 kts
- Takeoff: manual or catapult
- Recovery: "deep stall"
- Autonomy: 60 to 95 minutes
- Payload: mobile camera with zoom, or Infra-red sensor
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