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Ukraine showed a modernized drone for reconnaissance over Donbass

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The Ukrainian company AVK Skaeton has developed an upgraded version of the unmanned aerial vehicle ACS-3 (Raybird-3), used by the Armed Forces of Ukraine for aerial reconnaissance. The modernized modification of the ACS-3M received a new Japanese injection engine, improved software and the ability to install an additional payload - a small-sized synthetic aperture radar.


The new engine is more economical and reliable than its predecessor. Thanks to him, the flight altitude increased from 3 thousand meters to 4,5 thousand. It also has automatic fuel trim for around 15 percent fuel savings. Aircraft with the new engine have already been delivered to the United Arab Emirates, one of the company's foreign customers.

Autonomous flight mode - 2,5 thousand km, cruising speed - 120 km / h, flight duration - more than 24 hours. Range in direct control mode - 240 km.

An equally important update in the modernized ACS-3M is a new "software". Its key advantage is its client-server architecture.

Previously, a drone had one workplace interacting with one aircraft. Now, any number of UAVs can be connected to the ground control station. Conversely, any number of users can be connected to one drone. At the same time, the program is able to differentiate between their rights. So, one operator can only observe the actions of the drone, and the other - to control them. According to Skaeton, both new customers and users of the previous model can get the updated software.

According to the developer, the time spent by the UAV in the air depends on the mass and type of payload. So, with a camera, a drone will be able to fly for about 30 hours, and with a camera, this figure will depend on the intensity of its use and will be about 20 hours.

The company is preparing a modernized drone for state testing and adoption by the Armed Forces of Ukraine. In the future, this technique will be used for reconnaissance in the Donbass.
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  1. iouris
    iouris 25 October 2020 14: 20
    -1
    Does the UAE also have its own Donbass?
    1. BDRM 667
      BDRM 667 25 October 2020 14: 30
      +5
      Quote: iouris
      Does the UAE also have its own Donbass?


      Anyone who, in a nationalist frenzy, does not take into account the opinion of the people, risks getting his "Donbass".

      By the way, today is October 25th, Sunday, the day of important elections for the frightened Green-Bandera authorities in Ukraine.



      Polling station wassat Video: "Is this the president?" Attitude of people to the poll of Zelensky at pre-election sites



      And some of the comments on YouTube videos:


      Zakhar Alexandrovich
      2 hours ago
      Voting takes place in the barn! GREAT MADNESS !!!)))

      Delinc
      2 hours ago
      Well, if you skip all the mats ... then I have no words.

      Dmitry Porozhnyak
      2 hours ago
      Why go to the polls if you are forced to choose from varieties?

      Anton Valerevich
      2 hours ago
      I will vote for Putin - I will go and tear the Ukrainian ballot to pieces! Maybe at least Putin's regime will finish building the dictatorial bridges in Zaporozhye! ✌

      Kaiser Sose
      2 hours ago
      Ukrainians, brothers, stop whining. You did not vote for Zelensky, you voted against Poroshenko. And Zelensky is a fool. His task is to sell as much as possible and leave for Israel.
      1. Revolver
        Revolver 25 October 2020 21: 20
        0
        Quote: BDRM 667
        Is this the president?

        For what they voted for, they got it. Voted for the clown. And the clown now has you.
  2. Alien From
    Alien From 25 October 2020 14: 21
    +2
    They have already developed a mortar ...
    1. Uncle lee
      Uncle lee 25 October 2020 14: 35
      +5
      Lethal weapon .... For our own!
    2. TermNachTer
      TermNachTer 25 October 2020 15: 00
      0
      Yes, the mortar from the Chinese water pipes turned out to be not very successful, but on the other hand, why should they feel sorry for their Banderast? And on this miracle - a lushpayka, even a Japanese engine. I wonder at what price this bullshit will sell MO Banderland?
    3. frruc
      frruc 25 October 2020 15: 02
      +1
      cruising speed - 120 km / h, flight duration - more than 24 hours .....
      In the future, this technique will be used for reconnaissance in the Donbas.

      So let's see how long this drone will fly in Donbas.
  3. Andrei Nikolaevich
    Andrei Nikolaevich 25 October 2020 14: 24
    +3
    Ukraine, in its current political and economic state, hostility between regions, all that remains is to design drones .. Hurry, this whole chicken coop fell apart into several small nEzal Ukrainians .. And they would forget about this Outskirts, like a nightmare ...
    1. Asad
      Asad 25 October 2020 15: 57
      0
      Do not forget, normal to the east, the rest are closer to Poland to brothers in mind!
  4. Nikolay Ivanov_5
    Nikolay Ivanov_5 25 October 2020 14: 27
    0
    When will they leave alone Donetsk and Luhansk regions ???
    1. Livonetc
      Livonetc 25 October 2020 15: 09
      +1
      Only in two cases.
      When Russia recognizes the LPR and DPR with the deployment of a peacekeeping contingent on their territories.
      Or will include in the Russian Federation as the Luhansk and Donetsk regions.
  5. A. Privalov
    A. Privalov 25 October 2020 14: 34
    +4
    It will not be easy to plant such a bird from three thousand.
    In its class, it can occupy a certain niche.
    1. Mountain shooter
      Mountain shooter 25 October 2020 14: 44
      -5
      Quote: A. Privalov
      It will not be easy to plant such a bird from three thousand.
      In its class, it can occupy a certain niche

      I think "Derivations" were made just for such birds. The projectile is solid, with controlled detonation. Height up to 6 km. So there will be such birds "to shoot" ...
      1. A. Privalov
        A. Privalov 25 October 2020 15: 24
        -1
        Quote: Mountain Shooter
        I think "Derivations" were made just for such birds.

        The egg is still in the ass. Until they do, this is a year. Until the troops begin to enter, the same amount, at best, but until the troops are saturated, this is until 2025 ...
        Even when it does hatch, not every nearby supermarket will be able to buy it.
    2. TermNachTer
      TermNachTer 25 October 2020 15: 11
      +2
      Let it first go to production and go into service. In Banderland, dozens of the latest, unparalleled weapon systems have already been developed, which have remained as prototypes. Just for the sake of interest, go to the Internet and see what this company was doing a couple of three years ago, and whether it was at all?
    3. frruc
      frruc 25 October 2020 16: 31
      +4
      At 3000 m (with radar support), it is a target for a whole line of weapons. Will collapse to the ground as if knocked down.
      1. Sanichsan
        Sanichsan 25 October 2020 21: 58
        +1
        Quote: frruc
        At 3000 m (with radar support)

        you are hot! yes at 3000m and MANPADS work normally, it is possible without radar support request
  6. Siberian 66
    Siberian 66 25 October 2020 14: 35
    +2
    The euphoria of the Turks from the very successful use of UAVs against Armenians can play a bad joke with the Ukrainians ...
    1. BDRM 667
      BDRM 667 25 October 2020 14: 42
      +4
      Quote: Sibiryak 66
      The euphoria of the Turks from the very successful use of UAVs against Armenians can play a bad joke with the Ukrainians ...

      It definitely can! yes

      But only if, relying on a "blitzkrieg" with the help of a UAV, he will "run into" a powerful electronic warfare and air defense system ...

      System, different from that of the NM DNR and LPRconsisting of the outdated OSA-AKM, Strela-10, MANPADS and an unclear number of electronic warfare systems ...
      1. Siberian 66
        Siberian 66 25 October 2020 15: 01
        +3
        I'm afraid they are leading us to this ... This will give NATO freedom of action to protect these guys, and we will get NATO troops quite close by ... We are the aggressors, we are interfering in the internal affairs of Ukraine, public opinion is ready with many years of efforts, it remains to find a reason. The initiative is on their side, and we cannot answer them like that. All moves are too transparent and calculated
  7. svoit
    svoit 25 October 2020 14: 38
    +1
    Quote: Andrey Nikolaevich
    Hurry, this whole chicken coop collapsed into several small nEzal Ukrainians.

    It will not fall apart itself, you need to help a good cause ...
  8. Thrifty
    Thrifty 25 October 2020 14: 40
    0
    Interestingly, this is who got involved in the purchase of Japanese engines? Look, and they'll get them a license for these engines! Only, for Donbass there are globals, they get more accurate information than these "crafts." ..
  9. Thrifty
    Thrifty 25 October 2020 14: 42
    +1
    Quote: A. Privalov
    It will not be easy to plant such a bird from three thousand.
    In its class, it can occupy a certain niche.

    Privalov, just from three kilometers, to drop it is not a problem! It will be a problem with ten and above - in the absence of normal air defense!
    1. BDRM 667
      BDRM 667 25 October 2020 15: 00
      +1
      Quote: Thrifty

      Privalov, just from three kilometers, to drop it is not a problem! It will be a problem with ten and above - in the absence of normal air defense!

      Old grandfather, he can yes
      1. A. Privalov
        A. Privalov 25 October 2020 15: 11
        +4
        Quote: BDRM 667
        Old grandfather, he can

        Don't rush girls
        Take care of grandfather.
        There is also a grandfather,
        How to entertain someone. (C)
        1. BDRM 667
          BDRM 667 25 October 2020 15: 22
          +2
          Quote: A. Privalov
          Don't rush girls
          Take care of grandfather.
          There is also a grandfather,
          How to entertain someone. (C)

          Once upon a time an old Jew had a flute, but now ...
          Eh-h-h ... Only the case is crumpled, but shapeless ...

          Quote: from a joke
          - Open grandfather's mouth ... Yeah ... Language is in place yes
          - I see no reasons preventing you from talking about your capabilities, like your neighbor ...
    2. A. Privalov
      A. Privalov 25 October 2020 15: 32
      -1
      Quote: Thrifty
      in the absence of normal air defense!

      And what kind of air defense at Dombass? Normal?
      1. Thrifty
        Thrifty 25 October 2020 15: 46
        -1
        Privalov - at the right time will be very good! And now you can download that normal! !!
      2. BDRM 667
        BDRM 667 25 October 2020 16: 20
        +3
        Quote: A. Privalov
        And what kind of air defense in Dombass? Normal?

        For those who write illiterate, what is the difference whether the air defense is normal there or not?
  10. Kerensky
    Kerensky 25 October 2020 14: 47
    +6
    the ability to install an additional payload - a small-sized synthetic aperture radar.

    Its key advantage is its client-server architecture.

    So, with a camera, a drone will be able to fly for about 30 hours, and with a camera, this figure will depend on the intensity of its use and will be about 20 hours.

    What's this?!! Is it so interesting for us the news is being served? How?!!! (here 40 lines of mat), using the camera eats 10 hours of flight time ?! Who synthesizes the radar aperture for him ?!
    Companions! It's time for the authors to switch from isopropyl to regular ethanol ...
  11. askort154
    askort154 25 October 2020 14: 48
    +5
    The active use of UAVs in recent "events" aroused great interest. Suddenly, Turkey burst into this area. And even Ukraine is trying to do something.
    And we have, for some reason, a lull. And so they started actively:
    "Orlan 10", "Orlan-30", "Corsair", "Altair", "Fregat", "Breakthrough" - and the coolest - "Hunter"! Not to mention the "small kamikaze"
    Where is it all? Secret "calm", or forced "silence"? stop
    1. Cananecat
      Cananecat 25 October 2020 15: 02
      +2
      Everything is in order with the Hunter, we are working on him. The state defense order is tightly controlled.
      1. askort154
        askort154 25 October 2020 15: 07
        +2
        Canecat .... With the Hunter everything is in order, we are working on him. The state defense order is tightly controlled.

        Thanks ! Nice to hear firsthand! hi
    2. Siberian 66
      Siberian 66 25 October 2020 15: 04
      +4
      R&D is a very lucrative topic, and then: well, it didn't work out, don't be offended. We will try again. The first time we were patted by a UAV was in 1982, and it was very painful for pride. So what? And nothing. Again we are preparing for war as in 1945.
    3. frruc
      frruc 25 October 2020 16: 49
      -1
      Scientific companies are working on this in complete silence.
      soldier
  12. fn34440
    fn34440 25 October 2020 15: 01
    +4
    On January 3, a senior Iranian general, Qasem Soleimani, was killed in a U.S. Air Force operation. Much has been said about the political significance of this step. I would like to note the military-technical aspect. The blow was delivered by the American reconnaissance and strike unmanned aerial vehicle MQ-9 Reaper. The mass of this monster is more than 2200 kg. It is able to climb to a height of 15 km and stay in the air for 14 hours. The cost of one drone is over $ 16 million. The United States has produced more than 250 such devices in ten years, some sold to the Allies. The drone is capable of carrying up to four AGM-114 Hellfire air-to-ground missiles and two Mark 82 laser-guided bombs.

    For us, all this information is important for one reason: the Russian army does not have a single one!
    And Ukraine does. A few dozens. In addition to Israeli Turkish, Canadian, Australian and other modifications of various directions.
    And I do not understand the meager humorous prowess of individual local visitors in the shap-off of the accumulated Ukrainian potential.
    The distance from Kiev to the Urals is 1592 km, and a lousy serial ukrodron of the light class flies for 2 km.
    Does it bother anyone?
    We do not have such.
    1. BDRM 667
      BDRM 667 25 October 2020 15: 16
      +4
      Quote: fn34440
      Ukraine has. A few dozens. In addition to Israeli Turkish, Canadian, Australian and other modifications of various directions.

      Information that has nothing to do with the truth.

      What are "several dozen"? The APU has TOTAL six purchased in Turkey "Bayraktar", capable of carrying at least somehow comparable in power load with the MQ-9 Reaper ...

      SIX PIECES ... and that's it for now.
    2. Jacket in stock
      Jacket in stock 25 October 2020 15: 36
      +6
      Quote: fn34440
      I do not understand the meager humorous prowess of individual local visitors in the shap-hack of the accumulated Ukrainian potential.

      And I just understand.
      Who loves an unpleasant reality, you always want to think that you are the best.
      Quote: fn34440
      the Russian army does not have a single one!
      And Ukraine does. A few dozens. In addition to Israeli Turkish, Canadian, Australian and other modifications of various directions.

      That's just the point, we are under the sanctions, not they. Neither Turkish nor Canadian drones will be sold to us. Neither the whole, nor the components for them - engines, optics, "brains" ...
      We will have to do all this ourselves, which is very long and very expensive.
      Some people say that it’s difficult, any Chinese Deshman smartphone should be considered a ready-made filling for a drone - several cameras, a powerful video processor, software pattern recognition, coded communication ...
      But the working conditions of military equipment are more complicated, the requirements for reliability are different. It will not fail there when the device turns off already at zero Celsius.
      And yes, the Chinese can make military microcircuits using the same equipment that makes millions of microcircuits for consumer goods. And it will cost the same penny, maybe a little more. We will have to build the same plant, but not millions, maximum hundreds of them will be made on it. Accordingly, the price will be hundreds of times more expensive.
      The same is about optics and about engines and other, other, other.
      The same Japanese people mentioned sell thousands of engines all over the world. To do such, we will have to build exactly the same plant, but it will make only a few pieces.

      What does it mean to build a factory? This means you need to have a plant for the production of equipment, and not one plant, hundreds. Where to get them? First you need to build them.
      And so on ... you can't build an industry from scratch in a year or five, even if it's stupid to buy everything ready. But after all, there is no runoff money either, and they do not sell us, either in finished form, or, especially, production technologies.
      1. Thrifty
        Thrifty 25 October 2020 15: 51
        0
        Jacket in stock - partly the problem can be solved by purchasing a batch of drone drone in Iran. This country has firmly entered the top 10 of the world leaders in the production of attack drones! They also began to massively produce loitering ammunition! The Internet will help you, read on this topic, the Persians have udevili the world!
    3. frruc
      frruc 25 October 2020 16: 44
      -2
      From Kuev to the Urals, the ukrodron will fly for 5 hours, and from the Urals to Kuev, the rocket will fly in 2 minutes. Is the difference noticeable?
    4. Sanichsan
      Sanichsan 25 October 2020 22: 04
      0
      Quote: fn34440
      For us, all this information is important for one reason: the Russian army does not have a single one!

      really ... maybe because:
      “Reaper has become a great platform for us. Four million flight hours is just an undeniable advantage in low intensity combat, and it certainly saves lives. But when we look at high intensity combat, we just can't bring them to the battlefield. It's easy to get them down"Said Will Roper, Air Force Assistant Secretary for Purchasing, Technology and Logistics. According to Roper, under the current conditions, the MQ-9 cannot be involved in a possible conflict with Russia or China. whereas its use in low-intensity conflicts "requires too much money and labor".
  13. Ros 56
    Ros 56 25 October 2020 15: 24
    +1
    Confused by the word "modernized", but where was it already used, before modernization in a wide range? fellow
    1. maktub
      maktub 25 October 2020 16: 00
      +1
      In the original article it is written that "it is supplied to the Armed Forces of Ukraine and is serving along with the Bayraktar TB2 shock ..."
      1. BDRM 667
        BDRM 667 25 October 2020 16: 35
        +2
        Quote: maktub
        In the original article it is written that "it is supplied to the Armed Forces of Ukraine and is serving along with the Bayraktar TB2 shock ..."

        Add for epicness (so that we feel the "change" lol ) - "massively supplied to the Armed Forces of Ukraine"for service with ...
        armadas from six fellow (according to some sources already from five wassat ) drums Bayraktar TB2 ...
        1. maktub
          maktub 25 October 2020 16: 40
          -2
          Sarcasm, what else is there for you.
          Simple promotional article, and you are so foaming laughing
          1. BDRM 667
            BDRM 667 25 October 2020 16: 52
            +2
            Quote: maktub
            Simple promotional article, and you are so foaming

            And you, therefore, "re-advertise under-advertised" wassat from purely patriotic motives?
            "Advertising agent" bully

            You’re overthrowing the green power there in the elections, but you’re still puffing up ...
            1. maktub
              maktub 25 October 2020 17: 03
              0
              I did not advertise, but clarified laughing
              Funny you, how infa about "overthrow"?
              All the results are known in advance for you, with us only after the counting of votes.
              Hope for "ZAZHOP", nude? !! laughing
            2. The eye of the crying
              The eye of the crying 25 October 2020 20: 39
              -3
              Quote: BDRM 667
              You’ll overthrow the green power there in the elections


              Elections exist for that. Surprise?
              1. BDRM 667
                BDRM 667 26 October 2020 00: 47
                +2
                Quote: Eye of the Crying
                Elections exist for that. Surprise?

                For Zelensky, the result of these elections will certainly be a surprise, not a pleasant one.
                1. The eye of the crying
                  The eye of the crying 26 October 2020 00: 51
                  -2
                  Quote: BDRM 667
                  For Zelensky, the result of these elections will certainly be a surprise


                  Why would you? He knows that elections can be won or lost. And, of course, he has data on his popularity.
                  1. BDRM 667
                    BDRM 667 26 October 2020 08: 41
                    +2
                    Quote: Eye of the Crying

                    Why would you? He knows that elections can be won or lost. And, of course, he has data on his popularity.

                    That's the whole fact about the clown, who considers Ukraine a stage, and life is a race for popularity ...
                    There are no people in this scenario.

                    The tragedy of the outskirts of Russia, for 30 years ruled by thieves, bloody ghouls, and clowns ...
                    1. The eye of the crying
                      The eye of the crying 26 October 2020 12: 15
                      0
                      This is not considered a tragedy in Ukraine, so you don't need to shed tears either.
  14. Niel-le-Calais
    Niel-le-Calais 25 October 2020 21: 46
    -1
    An article about him in the Defense Express

    [/ hide]
    In 2019, he has a record among Ukrainian UAVs in flight range. (In the civilian version)
    Used by those parts that also use Turkish shock drones.

    PS. Magazines began to do wow. True English (and Ukrainian).
    Although I prefer the same video magazines.
  15. Nadrub
    Nadrub 26 October 2020 12: 01
    0
    Any number of users can be connected to the drone. :)))) very useful option!