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ARP Golden Eagle

Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance Drone

ARP Golden Eagle

Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance Drone

OVERVIEW
SPECIFICATIONS
ARMAMENT
VARIANTS
HISTORY
MEDIA
OVERVIEW



The Golden Eagle is just one part of the growing UAV industry in Belarus.
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ORIGIN: Belarus
YEAR: 2015
MANUFACTURER(S): 558 Aircraft Repair Plant (ARP) (Unmanned Aviation Division) - Belarus
PRODUCTION: 30
OPERATORS: Belarus
SPECIFICATIONS



Unless otherwise noted the presented statistics below pertain to the ARP Golden Eagle model. Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible.
CREW: 0
ENGINE:




ARMAMENT



None. Mission payload centered on optics and sensors.
VARIANTS



Series Model Variants
• Golden Eagle
• Golden Eagle-2


HISTORY



Detailing the development and operational history of the ARP Golden Eagle Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance Drone.  Entry last updated on 7/28/2016. Authored by Staff Writer. Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com.
The nation of Belarus has jumped into the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) fold with several relatively new offerings including its "Condor" and "Golden Eagle" lines. The latter was unveiled at MAKS 2015 and it was reported that the Belarus Ministry of Defense (MoD) was set to procure a collection of these tactically-minded drones for security purposes - mainly in the Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR) role. Beyond its local interest, the UAV is also being looked at by 558 Aircraft Repair Plant (Unmanned Aviation Division), its manufacturer, for possible export. At least two Golden Eagle UAVs are already in service with the MoD with ten total systems (30 aircraft) on order.

Its basic design sees a tubular fuselage housing the engine, avionics and sensors fit with the nose being rounded off and tail section taper. A two-bladed propeller is seen at the rear. The wing mainplanes are shoulder-mounted and swept back with winglets fitted at their tips. The Golden Eagle is a catapult-launched UAV. The Condor holds an operational range out to 100 kilometers and sports a payload capacity of 120 kilograms. Its payload fit is variable and allows the customer to suit the mission need - be it training or active deployment over contested zones.

Belarus has other UAV products to its name - the "Grif-1", the INDELA-I.N. "Sky" and the "Berkut" to name a few.




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Unit Production Comparison
Comm. Market HI*: 44,000 units
Military Market HI**: 36,183 units
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30

  * Commercial Market High belongs to Cessna 172.

  ** Military Market High belongs to Ilyushin Il-2.


Supported Roles
A2A
Interception
UAV
Ground Attack
CAS
Training
ASW
Anti-Ship
AEW
MEDEVAC
EW
Maritime/Navy
SAR
Aerial Tanker
Utility/Transport
VIP
Passenger
Business
Recon
SPECOPS
X-Plane/Development
A2A=Air-to-Air; UAV=Unmanned; CAS=Close Support; ASW=Anti-Submarine; AEW=Airborne Early Warning; MEDEVAC=Medical Evac; EW=Electronic Warfare; SAR=Search-Rescue