Locust to Develop FCS UAV Propulsion System

Locust USA, Inc. a Miami, Fla., company, has been awarded a contract by Honeywell International, Inc. Defense & Space of Albuquerque, N.M., for development of the Heavy Fuel Propulsion System for the US Army Future Combat Systems (FCS) Class I Unmanned Aerial Vehicle.

The US Army FCS Class I UAV is a small vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) reconnaissance and surveillance system designed to provide soldiers with improved situational awareness without exposing them to enemy fire.

The new and innovative Locust LTS5-CI USA micro-turbo-fan will be at the core of the FCS Class I UAV ducted fan propulsion system.


By Locust USA
Source: Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International
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