UAV Fury upgrades engine resulting in increased flight timeNews
November 16, 2017
DUBAI. Lockheed Martin engineers updated the engine on the unmanned air vehicle (UAV), Fury, to increase its flight endurance.
With the integration of the 1803 engine into the platform, engineering tests performed by the company indicate that Fury will be able to stay in the air for 15 continuous hours.
“We’ve engineered Fury to bring the flight endurance and other advantages of much larger unmanned aircraft into a compact, effective, category three system,” says Kevin Westfall, director of Unmanned Systems at Lockheed Martin.
Fury is a long-endurance, expeditionary aircraft that leverages its advanced fuel propulsion system, power generation and low signature design to deliver capabilities to Class 3 UAV. It has no landing gear, making it a runway-independent UAV.
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