CEDEP-1

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CEDEP-1
Role UAV
National origin Peru
Manufacturer CEDEP - (Peruvian Air Force Project Development Centre
Number built ≥1 (prototype)

CEDEP-1 is an experimental unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) developed by the Project Development Center (CEDEP) of the Peruvian Air Force.[1]

Design and Development[edit]

Funding is currently being provided through the Ministry of Defence and a grant from the National Council of Science and Technology (Concytec). The aircraft is equipped with optical and infrared sensing technologies, with real-time communication to a ground station. In 2008, a prototype made a first test flight at Las Palmas Air Force Base.[2] Since then, a scale prototype has successfully made more than 20 flights in and around the resort of Chorrillos. It has been reported that this aircraft has been used to support counter-terrorism operations in the Valley of Apurímac and Ene River (VRAE).[3]

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "2013 Worldwide UAV Roundup." Aerospace America, 2013. Retrieved: December 27, 2013.
  2. ^ "UAV FAP." Fuerza Aerea del Peru. Retrieved: December 27, 2013.
  3. ^ [1]