BAE Mantis

The BAE Systems Mantis Unmanned Autonomous System Advanced Concept Technology Demonstrator is a British demonstrator programme for Unmanned Combat Air Vehicle (UCAV) technology. It is the world's first unmanned autonomous aircraft. The Mantis is a twin-engined turboprop-powered UCAV with a wingspan of approximately 22 m broadly comparable to the MQ-9 Reaper.

BAE Mantis might be displayed in Aero India 2011.1
BAE Mantis has a 24 hour endurance. Link.
BAE Mantis Takes Flight - Writing by Evan Ackerman on Wednesday, 18 of November , 2009 at 4:00 am 3
the BAE mantis been drawn up yet? Top Profile Display posts from previous: Sort by Post new topic 4

Made by BAE Systems.

The BAE Mantis isn’t the only unmanned aircraft that can operate independently.5
The thought came to me on seeing the BAe Mantis mock up at Farnborough, loaded up with Hellfire's and bombs, one of which could be going to Afghanistan next year.6
to use the BAE Mantis platform, but outfit it with some of their own systems. Nothing to do with Neuron or Taranis.7
The BAE Mantis is another UCAV under development, with an autonomous capability, allowing it to fly itself through an entire mission.8
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October 2010
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