Spain has approved plans to acquire Thales’s newest unmanned aerial system for the country’s Navy and Army.

The Spanish Navy has selected  Fulmar X unmanned aircraft system for the test and evaluation of UAS in experimentation maritime environments. Fulmar X can be used for a wide range of operational scenarios such as surveillance, reconnaissance, anti-piracy and security tasks.
Fulmar X is classified in the mini-UAV segment. Its size is 3.1 meters and weighs 19 kilos, it flies to the altitude of 3,000 meters and can achieve a speed of 150 kilometres per hour. It has a range of eight hours and it can fly 800 km without refueling.
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