Malaysia Tested ‘Fulmar’ UAV On New Gen Patrol Craft
Malaysia has completed the first at-sea trials Fulmar unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) from its first-of-class New Generation Patrol Craft (NGPC) KM Bagan Datuk (4541) in early April. The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has conducted the trials over a two-week period, testing launch and recovery procedures.
Featuring a wingspan of 3 m and a length of 1,2 m, Fulmar can operate at altitudes of up to 4,000 m, and can carry a payload of up to 8 kg. The patrol boat is armed with Turkish company ASELSAN's SMASH 30 mm remote controlled stabilised naval gun system as its primary weapon.
NAVAL STATION MAYPORT, Fla. (December 16, 2021) An MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), assigned to Unmanned Patrol Squadron 19 (VUP-19), sits on the flight line at Naval Station Mayport, Florida, Dec. 16, 2021. VUP-19, the Navy’s first Triton squadron, will continue to maintain and operate the aircraft off the East Coast to further develop the concept of operations and refine tactics, techniques, and procedures. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Nathan T. Beard/ Released)