IS­RAEL’S CARGO VARI­ANT THUNDERB UAV

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The Is­raeli de­fence man­u­fac­turer BlueBird Aero Sys­tems is cur­rently pro­mot­ing the newly de­vel­oped cargo vari­ant of its ThunderB UAV. The ThunderB is a high­wing UAV in­te­grat­ing a V-shaped tail and hous­ing a gim­balled pay­load unit in the for­ward sec­tion of its fuse­lage. The UAV is re­cov­ered us­ing a parachute sys­tem. This vari­ant can carry a cargo pay­load of up to 8.8l. In two cap­sules fit­ted un­der the plat­form’s wings and dropped where re­quired. The pay­load can also be fit­ted with a parachute if re­quired.

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