A representative at the Wuxi-based Jiangsu Digital Eagle Technology Development Company confirmed the first overseas sales of its YFT-CZ36 vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) fixed-wing surveillance UAV to the Indonesian and Malaysian governments.
The company representative would not identify the government agencies or numbers sold. Besides Indonesia and Malaysia, the source did confirm that the aircraft had made additional sales to other undisclosed countries. These successes encouraged the company to exhibit for the first time at DSA 2018 in Kuala Lumpur.
The YFT-CZ36 has a 4,000m maximum altitude, 4kg payload, 70-100km/h cruising speed and a 60-90-minute endurance.
The company is also offering international UAV customers four different VTOL rotorcraft platforms.
The four-rotor YM-4140 security drone has a 1,000m maximum altitude, 3kg maximum payload, 5-10m/s cruising speed and 40-60-minute endurance.
The six-rotor YM-6130 security drone has a 1,000m maximum altitude, 16kg maximum payload, 5-10m/s cruising speed and 40-minute endurance.
The eight-rotor YM-8120 security drone has the same maximum altitude, 3.3kg maximum payload and 30-minute endurance.
The company also offers a fire-fighting UAV. The eight-rotor YM-8160 Digital Eagle Fire Drone has a 15kg maximum payload, 5-10m/s cruising speed and 10-15-minute endurance. It can carry fire extinguishers and break windows.
The company also offers a variety of UAV jammer systems, along with two- and three-axis cameras.