Organization OCCAR Airbus officially invited to participate in one of the key projects of the European security and strike UAVs MALE RPAS.
The European Agency for the procurement of arms, or OCCAR, officially invited the aircraft manufacturer Airbus to participate in one of the most ambitious projects of the European defence industry. The Agency announced on 8 November.
For MALE RPAS chose classic airplane scheme “low” with T-tail. The UAV has a normal wing sweep, and the power plant includes two turboprop engines with the propellers pushing type.
Estimated date of first flight – the middle of the 2020-ies. But there is no guarantee that it will not survive.