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Fixed-wing UAVs

Blue Bear Systems offer customers bespoke technical solutions, managed services and products in unmanned systems. We are committed to providing value adding, effective solutions in rapid timescales in support of military and civil markets worldwide.

Our track record in innovative research and flight test ‘firsts’ has won us multiple awards and a prime position in the domain of unmanned systems development in the UK and Europe. Specialising in autonomy, unmanned systems and flight/vehicle management and control software, Blue Bear have a wide portfolio of products developed by their pioneering team and offer an end-to-end Managed Service for UAVs of different classes (17grams to 50tonnes) and types (fixed wing, rotary wing, morphing wing, lighter-than-air). We are unique in the UK in the breadth and depth of our hands-on engineering experience for different types of UAVs within a small team and our ability to flow down Regulatory Requirements/aspects to Engineering levels.

Product Types

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Cobra is designed to be a new world leading class of air system with next generation technology and flexibility. Cobra has been engineered to function in harsh environments, operate from sea level to high altitudes, carry highly capable payloads and have long endurance and be highly transportable. The system can be backpacked and launched from unprepared ground or even launched from a rail onboard a ship.

Features

3 hour endurance

Operational ceiling of 5000m

EO/IR gimballed payload

Highly transportable

Benefits

Extended mission effectiveness

Improved target detection and identification

Operation in harsh environments

Backpackable and operate anywhere

Blackstart is a versatile platform, flight proven in a range of application from carrying optical sensors to chemical sniffers, and EW payloads. Designed to be quick simple to launch, easy to operate, durable and highly transportable, Blackstart is flexible and adaptable to meet mission requirements.

Features

Throw and Go

Durable

Compact

Autonomous

Benefits

Easy to operate

Rapid eyes on target

Portable

Minimal Training

RedKite is a long endurance sub 20kg UAS designed to carry payloads of up to 5kg, and operate at ranges of up to 100km. Redkite can be operated from a rail or grass strip or hard runway launch and recover to a grass strip or hard runway, making this an ideal platform to operate from both fixed and temporary locations.

Features

5-8 hour endurance

100km standard range

Up to 5kg payload

Catapult or runway launch

Benefits

Long endurance

Long Range

Flexible payloads

Flexible operating environment

AGRI-START

AGRISTART is a versatile platform, flight proven in a range of application from carrying optical sensors to chemical sniffers, and EW payloads. Designed to be quick simple to launch, easy to operate, durable and highly transportable, AGRISTART is flexible and adaptable to meet mission requirements.

Features

Throw and Go

Durable

Compact

Autonomous

Benefits

Easy to operate

Multiple Payloads

Minimal Training

Portable

iSTART has been designed with maximum portability and flexibility in mind. The system fits into a single backpack and can be launched in under 1 minute (subject to a suitable GPS lock) and provide instant eyes in the sky for mission critical operations. Modular payloads allow future proofing and easy upgradeability, and allow maximum mission flexibility.

Features

Foldable

Throw and Go

Modular

Autonomous

Benefits

Rapid Deployment

Transportable

Adaptable

Minimal Training

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