“Cardboard costs absolutely nothing”, explains on LCI this Thursday Xavier Tytelman, a former military aviator. If the manufacturer refuses to reveal the price of this “paper plane”, the magazine Forbes evoke “a few thousand dollars”.
According to this specialist at Air & Cosmos, these drones turn out”undetectable by radar, in particular because of the absence of heat, since they are propelled by electric motors. Autonomous, it would be insensitive to radio frequency jamming operations carried out by the Russians in the Ukrainian sky. “They have all the advantages. You can make hundreds of them, it costs less than a shell“, added the aviator.
Due to the conflict, SYPAQ, which is led by an Australian Air Force veteran, has released very little information about the characteristics of its drones. The Australian company has nevertheless indicated that they can be launched by hand or from a very light platform, and that they have a range of 120km.