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Camcopter S-100

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Context: India is set to enhance its naval capabilities through a deal with Austrian company Schiebel for their Camcopter S-100 unmanned aerial system (UAS).

 

Features of Camcopter S-100:

  • The system can operate in various extreme climates and has a high endurance, making it ideal for the Indian Ocean Region.
  • The Indian Navy has begun using the S-100 for Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) operations, which previously required manned helicopters.
  • The S-100, known for its versatility and advanced technology, operates with either aviation gasoline or kerosene and can function without GPS.
  • It requires minimal space for launch and recovery, making it suitable for deployment from various naval vessels.

Camcopter S-100