The Class III Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) is a multifunction aerial system that has the range and endurance to support battalion level RSTA within the Modular Force's (UA) battle space.
The Class III must maximize endurance and payload while minimizing maintenance, fuel, and transportation requirements. It provides the capabilities of the Class I and Class II, but also provides communications relay, mine detection, Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) detection, and meteorological survey.
It allows the Non-Line-of-Sight (NLOS) battalion to deliver precision fires within the UA area of interest. The Class III must be able to take-off and land without a dedicated air field.
The Class III Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) has a six hour endurance and a 40 km radius of action.