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Stalker XE

Stalker XE UAS

Stalker XE is an operationally proven small, silent, Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) that provides unprecedented long-endurance imaging capability in a variety of environments. Optionally powered by a ruggedized Solid Oxide Fuel Cell, Stalker XE uses propane to achieve 8+ hours of operation. To support the needs of the mission, the system can also be easily reconfigured in the field to a battery powered option that provides 4 hours of endurance. The system was also upgraded with a vertical take-off and landing capability to provide users with greater mission flexibility for operations in austere locations around the world.

Stabilized pan, tilt, zoom electro-optical, infrared, and low-light cameras with the ability to lock and track targets provide state of the art imaging capabilities in a small UAS for operations in all weather conditions, day or night. Launch options include bungee, rail, or vertical take-off/landing kit.

The unique, custom droppable payload compartment allows the user to precisely drop a small payload from the air. The system features a digital backbone that allows for rapid plug and play of the latest technology, meaning better pictures and more capabilities. 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.

  • Max Payload: 5.5 lbs
  • Weight: 24 lbs with Standard Payloads
  • Flight Time: 8+ hrs
  • Altitude: Up to 12,000 ft
  • Speed: 39 kts dash
  • Propulsion: Solid Oxide Fuel Cell or Rechargeable Battery
  • Launch: Bungee, Rail or VTOL
  • Wingspan: 12 ft
  • Operators: 1 to 2

 

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