ZALA 421-08 is a micro unmanned aerial vehicle developed and produced by the Izhevsk-based ZALA Aero company. It is a small, portable and reliable UAV platform. Weighing only 9 kg it includes 2 aerial vehicles, compact ground control station, 2 spare power supply kits and backpack container used for transportation. ZALA 421-08 is designed for front-line reconnaissance, overground and oversea surveillance. It takes 3 minutes to prepare ZALA for launching. The UAV is operated in the autonomous or semi-autonomous mode.