|Pchela-1T UAV on a starting ramp (closeup view)|
|Role||Unmanned combat air vehicle|
|National origin||Soviet Union|
|Primary user||Russian Air Force|
The Yakovlev Pchela-1T (Пчела-1Т meaning bee) is an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) manufactured by the Russian Yakovlev Design Bureau. Its primary use is for surveillance and observation in battlefield environments with downlinked video. Other implementations and uses include target designation and as a training target.
The Pchela-1T has a range of 60 km (37 mi), flies at 100–2,500 m (330–8,200 ft) altitude at 120–180 km/h (75–112 mph). The maximum takeoff weight for the vehicle is 138 kg (304 lb). Yak lists the vehicle endurance at two hours.
- The Military Balance 2016,p.190
- The Military Balance 2016,p.266
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