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CSSC SG-60

Maritime Intelligence-Surveillance-Reconnaissance (ISR) Drone

CSSC SG-60

Maritime Intelligence-Surveillance-Reconnaissance (ISR) Drone

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Overview



The Chinese CSSC SG-60 appears to be an unlicensed copy of the Boeing Insitu RQ-21 Blackjack in use by the United States Navy service.
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ORIGIN: China
YEAR: 2018
STATUS: Active, In-Service
MANUFACTURER(S): China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) - China
PRODUCTION: 25
OPERATORS: China (possible); Pakistan (possible)
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Technical Specifications



Unless otherwise noted the presented statistics below pertain to the CSSC SG-60 model. Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible.
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POWER: 1 x Piston engine developing 8-to-10 horsepower and driving a two-bladed propeller unit in pusher configuration at the rear of the fuselage.
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Armament



None. Mission payload consists of sensors and camera equipment for the Intelligence-Surveiallance-Reconnaissance (ISR) role.
Variants / Models



• SG-60 - Base Series Designation.


History



Detailing the development and operational history of the CSSC SG-60 Maritime Intelligence-Surveillance-Reconnaissance (ISR) Drone.  Entry last updated on 2/22/2019. Authored by Staff Writer. Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com.
Taking a page out of the Boeing Insitu Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) product lineup is the "SG-60", a Chinese-originated shipborne drone capable of being launched and recovered at-sea. The aircraft, built by the aptly-named Chinese shipbuilder "China State Shipbuilding Corporation" (CSSC), bears an uncanny resemblance to the Insitu "Integrator" (known to the United States Navy as the RQ-21 "Blackjack") - this air vehicle is detailed elsewhere on this site. The aircraft showcased at IDEX 2019 was shown complete with the same straight-winged mainplane arrangement, twin-boom tail unit configuration, and "pusher" propeller unit at the rear of the fuselage.

The SG-60 is currently restricted to over-water data-collection through its given Intelligence-Surveillance-Reconnaissance (ISR) role. As with the Integrator, the SG-60 is launched by way of catapult system and recovered by way of skyhook and cable, these residing on any given warship with the space to accommodate the equipment.




Program Updates

February 2019 - The SG-60 was unveiled at IDEX 2019.


Our Data Modules allow for quick visual reference when comparing a single entry against contemporary designs. Areas covered include general ratings, speed assessments, and relative ranges based on distances between major cities.

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Relative Maximum Speed
Hi: 100mph
Lo: 50mph
This entry's maximum listed speed (84mph).

Graph average of 75 miles-per-hour.
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Unit Production (25)
Comm. Market HI*: 44,000 units
Military Market HI**: 36,183 units
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25

  * Commercial Market High belongs to Cessna 172.

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


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Supported Roles
A2A
Interception
UAV
Ground Attack
CAS
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Maritime/Navy
SAR
Aerial Tanker
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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
Commitments / Honors
Military lapel ribbon for Operation Allied Force
Military lapel ribbon for the Arab-Israeli War
Military lapel ribbon for the Battle of Britain
Military lapel ribbon for the Battle of Midway
Military lapel ribbon for the Berlin Airlift
Military lapel ribbon for the Chaco War
Military lapel ribbon for the Cold War
Military lapel ribbon for the Cuban Missile Crisis
Military lapel ribbon for pioneering aircraft
Military lapel ribbon for the Falklands War
Military lapel ribbon for the French-Indochina War
Military lapel ribbon for the Golden Age of Flight
Military lapel ribbon for the 1991 Gulf War
Military lapel ribbon for the Indo-Pak Wars
Military lapel ribbon for the Iran-Iraq War
Military lapel ribbon for the Korean War
Military lapel ribbon for the 1982 Lebanon War
Military lapel ribbon for the Malayan Emergency
Military lapel ribbon representing modern aircraft
Military lapel ribbon for the attack on Pearl Harbor
Military lapel ribbon for the Six Day War
Military lapel ribbon for the Soviet-Afghan War
Military lapel ribbon for the Spanish Civil War
Military lapel ribbon for the Suez Crisis
Military lapel ribbon for the Vietnam War
Military lapel ribbon for Warsaw Pact of the Cold War-era
Military lapel ribbon for the WASP (WW2)
Military lapel ribbon for the World War 1
Military lapel ribbon for the World War 2
Military lapel ribbon for the Yom Kippur War
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* Ribbons not necessarily indicative of actual historical campaign ribbons. Ribbons are clickable to their respective campaigns/operations.


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