VTOL Advanced Reconnaissance Insertion Organic Unmanned System (VARIOUS) is an advanced vertical take-off and landing Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) concept with multi-role capabilities. With a maximum payload of more than 1,900 pounds, no exposed rotors and a service ceiling in excess of 25,000 feet, VARIOUS provides the safety and flexibility to perform multiple missions. Able to carry a variety of payloads in one common stealthy Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) platform, it is designed to be responsive, survivable, lethal and persistent. VARIOUS is a survivable VTOL UAS concept for all armed services.
- Joint surface warfare operations
- Naval pre-assault reconnaissance
- Naval targeting and battle damage assessment
- Close air support targeting and precision weapons delivery
- Precision resupply