Stalker XE is an operationally proven small, silent, Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) that provides unprecedented long-endurance imaging capability throughout an array of environments. Image stabilized pan, tilt, zoom capability on electro-optical, infrared, low-light and high-def imagers with our new image tracker provides leap ahead imaging capabilities in a small UAS both during the day and night.
The unique, custom droppable payload compartment allows the customer to precisely drop a small payload from the air. The imagers and laser payloads produce accurate geo-referenced imagery products in a variety of user formats. In use by Special Forces around the world, the Stalker XE UAS is a proven system with unmatched capabilities for a platform of its size.
Stalker eXtended Endurance (Stalker XE) By the Numbers
The Stalker XE is powered by a ruggedized Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) that uses globally available propane to achieve 8+ hours of operation.
- Payload: Up to 5.5 lbs
- Weight: 24 lbs with Standard Payloads
- Flight Time: 8+ hrs
- Altitude: Up to 12,000 ft
- Speed: 45 kts dash
- Propulsion: Solid Oxide Fuel Cell
- Launch: Bungee, Rail or VTOL
- Wingspan: 12 ft
- Operators: 1 to 2
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