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  • Aircraft
    • Weight: 14lbs
    • Height: 27”
    • Length: 76”
    • Wingspan: 67”
    • Power Plant: Eflite Power 90 Brushless (electric)‏
    • Prop Size: 17” x 10”e
    • Run Time: 30-45 minutes
    • Max Altitude: 22,000 feet (based on donor FQM-117 specifications)
    • Battery:
      • Type: 6-Cell/6S 20C Pro Lite V2 LiPo
      • Quantity: 2
      • Battery Type: Lithium-Polymer
      • Voltage: 22.2V
      • Capacity: 5000mAH
    • Autopilot: Ardupilot w/XBee-PRO 50mW 900MHz RF for telemetry
  • Payload
    • Platform:Via Epia PX5000EG Pico ITX PC (500mhz via C7, 1 GB Ram)
    • OS: Backtrack 5
    • Wireless: Ettus Research Universal Software Radio Peripheral (USRP) version 1 modified for external clock with 2 x RFX900 daughterboards & 1 Watt Alpha Networks AWUS036H Wi-Fi w/ 9dbi patch panel antenna mounted on bottom of plane.
    • Comms: XBee-PRO 50mW 900 MHz and USB 4g Dongle
  • Ground Station
    • Form Factor: 6″x8″x3″ Project Box
    • Platform: Gumstix Overo Earth on a Chestnut43
    • OS: Overo
    • Display: 4.3″ Touchscreen
    • Comms: XBee-PRO 50mW 900 MHz
    • Wireless: Asus WL-330GE access point
    • Telemetry Hardware: DIY Drones “ArduStation” receiver unit w/ XBee-PRO 50mW 900MHz
  • Uplink: Aircraft up-link via Ground Station connections  or through the internet via 4g Cellular .
•Small Scale, Open Source UAV using off the shelf components
•Designed as a vehicle to project Cyber-offensive and defensive capabilities, as well as visual / electronic surveillance over distance cheaply and with little risk.
•Modular Payloads for varied mission needs (Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GSM, Imaging, etc)‏
•Integrated ground station for real time tracking, payload interaction, flight operations, data download.
•Off-airframe large scale high performance computational power via secure communications channels over 900MHz RF, Wi-Fi, Cellular Data Network (Edge and 4G).
•Man portable
•Low Cost to build and operate.

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