The Guardian Unmanned Helicopter
The American made Guardian flies and maneuvers autonomously. It can be stored in a Humwee. Two operators launch the Guardian in 20 minutes and control the payload. Operators can be trained in two-three day periods to control and maintain the American Unmanned Systems' Guardian.
Guardian provides dynamic re-tasking and auto routing, Auto takeoff and landing. Guardian has an easy-to-use ground control station with 2D/3D flight planning features and moving map displays.
Digitally-controlled electric-tail Rotor/Starter/Generator
Guardian is very light-weight - Total weight 350 lbs
Payload nose, max 50 lbs, is detachable and can be exchanged in less than 5 minutes for different mission payloads for various missions including search and rescue, forest fire fighting, reconnaissance, and surveillance.
|Mission endurance||up to 5 hours|
|Rotor:||129 inches In diameter|
|Mission Payload: Interchangeable nose||35 - 50 lbs|
|Engine:||42 HP, heavy-fuel using JP8, JP 5, 4|
|Mission Endurance:||5 hours|
|Max Speed:||100 knots|
|Navigation:||Autonomous, waypoint nav, GPS Differential|
Made in America by American Unmanned Systems