AUVSI 2014: Insitu Delivers LRIP RQ-21A BLACKJACK to US.
Canada acquires five RQ-21A Blackjack unmanned aerial systems. Canada acquires five RQ-21A Blackjack unmanned aerial systems. Home. Defense Air Shows 2020; Contact US; Cookies Info; Advertising; News. Global Defense Air Force News. 2020 News Aviation Aerospace. January; February; March; April; May; 2019 News Aviation Aerospace.
RQ-21A STUAS features. The RQ-21A is a twin-tailed UAS based on the Integrator unmanned system. It is a successor to Insitu’s ScanEagle, and supports both land and maritime operations. The length and wing span of the Blackjack are 8.2ft and 16ft respectively. The system has an empty structure weight of 81lb, maximum takeoff weight of 135lb.
The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps’ RQ-21A Blackjack Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) received the official green light for operation January 13, marking a major milestone for the program. An RQ-21A Blackjack in flight during testing aboard USS Mesa Verde (LPD-19) in 2015. The Marines will deploy with the unmanned air system for its first shipboard deployment in summer 2016 (U.S. Navy photo.
RQ-21A Blackjack In partnership with the Department of the Navy, Insitu developed the RQ-21A Blackjack program to fill the requirement for a small tactical unmanned aircraft system capable of operating from land and sea. The system is modular, versatile and multi-mission capable, providing rapid transitions between land and maritime environments. Blackjack’s open payload architecture is.
Marines Deploy New RQ-21A Blackjack UAS Published: 08 May 2014 by Caroline Rees. The RQ-21A Blackjack UAS. The Department of the Navy’s new, versatile small unmanned aircraft system made its first operational deployment overseas at the end of April with a Marine UAS squadron. Marines from Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron (VMU) 2, located at Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point, North.
RQ-21A Blackjack Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (STUAS) Initial Operational Test and Evaluation Report June 2015 This report on the RQ-21A Blackjack Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System fulfills the provisions of Title 10, United States Code, Section 2399. It assesses the adequacy of testing and the operational effectiveness and operational suitability of the RQ-21A Small Tactical.
Tag Archives: small UAS RQ-21A Blackjack. 05.08.14. by walterfarah. Marines deploy with first, unmanned RQ-21A Blackjack system. U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Kirk N. Humes, a maintainer with Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron (VMU) 2, catches a RQ-21A Blackjack at Atlantic Field, N.C., April 1. VMU-2 conducted an early capability flight to train Marines with the new system before.