Bell V-247 Vigilant

Persistent, expeditionary capability, providing lethal reach with runway independence.

The Bell V-247 Vigilant unmanned system will combine unparalleled capability with unprecedented flexibility to execute a wide array of missions, including ISR, escort, or persistent fire missions – all with the benefits of extended endurance with modular mission packages.

500-800nm Combat Range
280 KTAS
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EXPANDING THE FUTURE OF DEFENSE
 

Specifications


SPEEDS
Long Range Cruise 240 kts
Cruise at Maximum Continuous Power 300+ kts
Best Endurance 178 kts
Payload
Internal Mission 2000 lb
Sling Load 9000 lb
PERFORMANCE
>11 hours Time on Stations with 600 ib of Mission Payload at 450 nm Mission Radius
Up to 1400 nm Mission Radius or 17 hrs Time on Station
Up to 1400 nm Mission Radius or 17 hrs Time on Station 25,000 ft
Operational Viability
• Superior range and speed to provide escort capability for the V-22 or V-280
• 24 hour Persistent ISR with a Two Aircraft System
• Open Architecture Modular Payload System
• DDG Shipboard Compatible
• Retractable tricycle landing gear
• Footprint equivalent to UH-1Y when folded
• Aerial Refuel Capable

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