Krunk UAV

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Krunk (Armenian: Կռունկ; English literally “Crane”) is an Armenian unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) in service with the Armed Forces of Armenia.[1] It is intended for close reconnaissance, transmitting real-time video data (visual or infrared) or taking higher resolution still images.

The Krunk was demonstrated for the first time on September 21, 2011 during a military parade dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the independence of Armenia.[2]

There are currently 15 Krunk UAVs in the Armenian Armed Forces.

Specifications[edit]

  • Crew: 0 (unmanned)
  • Capacity: 60 kg
  • Max speed kmh: 150 km/h (82 knots, 95 mph)
  • Endurance: 5 hours
  • Ceiling: 4500 m (13,150 ft)
  • Max ceiling: 5400 m (15,770 ft)
  • Length: 3.8 m (5 m with the wings spread out)

Service[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Armenia Claims Its Military Produces Drones". Radio Free Europe. 21 June 2011. Retrieved 9 May 2012. 
  2. ^ Gary Mortimer (22 September 2011). "Armenian made UAVs on parade.". sUAS News. Retrieved 9 April 2016. 
  3. ^ "Armenia to export drones to Denmark". PanARMENIAN.Net. 3 October 2013. Retrieved 3 October 2013.