Operator: Egypt
Status: On Order (Unconfirmed)
Number: Unknown
Cost: Unknown
Acquired: Ordered September 2015
General Specs
Country of origin: France
Role: Medium-altitdue long-endurance (MALE) tactical UAV
Manufacturer: Sagem (Final assembly done in Egypt by AOI-Aircraft Factory)
Introduced: 2009
Take-Off: Automatic conventional takeoff
Landing: Automatic conventional landing
Power plant: Rotax 914F turbocharged engine
Length: 28 ft (8.5 m)
Weight: 59 ft (18 m)
Max takeoff weight:
Max payload >551 lbs (>250 kg)
Fuel capacity:
Speed: (200 kph/110 knots)
Ceiling: 20,000 ft (6,000 m)
Endurance: 20 hours
Range: 112 miles – extendable to 310 miles (180 km – extendable to 500 km)
Operators: 2 to 3
Armament: None
Radar/Sensors: Euroflir 410 electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) sensor
OHB Systems synthetic aperture radar (SAR)
Electronic intelligence (ELINT) and communication intelligence (COMINT) systems
Countermeasures/ Defenses: None
Misc Systems: Communication relay
C-band remote video terminal (RVT)
Beyond light of sight radio link
Satellite communication SATCOM)
Triplex flight control system
Notes: Very low noise
C-130 air transportable


Sagem Announces Egyptian UAV Agreement

The French company Sagem announced on 24 September that it has signed a “commercial and industrial collaboration agreement” with the Egyptian company AOI-Aircraft Factory to “address the requirements of the Egyptian Ministry of Defence [MoD]” for Patroller unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Sagem did not specifically say that the Egyptian MoD has ordered Patrollers, but said […]