Overview

UNITED 40 is a Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) UAV, designed and manufactured by ADCOM Systems for strategic missions including:

 
 

• Near real time (NRT) combat assessment
• Battle damage assessment (BDA)
• Intelligence preparation of the battlefield
• Special operations, reconnaissance operations and humanitarian aid
• Border surveillance and communications relay.

 

The ultra-long endurance of the UNITED 40 comes from its glider-like, high aspect ratio wings. It can carry a gimbaled camera platforms.
 

Specifications:

Wingspan
20 m 65.61 ft
Length
11.13 m 36.54 ft
Height
4.38 m 14.37 ft
Total lifting area 24.3 sqm 261.56 sqft
Empty weight
520 kg 1146 lb
Max. take-off weight
1500 kg 3306 lb
Payload weight
1000 kg 2204 lb
Fuel tank capacity 900 lt 237 gallon
Power

Hybrid

• Main engine: 115 hp

• Electric power : 80 hp

 

Flight Performance:

Stall speed 50 km/h [14 m/s] 26 kt
Cruise speed 75-220 km/h [20-60 m/s] 40-120 kt
Endurance 120 hrs    
Ceiling 7000 m   23000 ft

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dimensions

Wingspan

20 m 65.6 ft

Length

11.13 m

36.56 ft

Height

4.38 m 14.37 ft
 
   

Payloads:

 
  • Two gyro-stabilized platforms
• 4 PODs located under wings with 100kg weight capability each
• SAR and sonar terrain avoidance

 

 

 

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