BELL V-247 VIGILANT

Unmanned & Unmatched

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CLICK AND DRAG AIRCRAFT

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Capacity

300

Speed

2500

Range

Reach You Depend On

Don't let distance stand in the way of your mission's success. Go farther and faster with our advanced aircraft.

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Range is the maximum VFR range of the aircraft traveling at Long Range Cruise speed with all passenger seats occupied.

Hover Ceiling Altitude

Missions

Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance
Ready for Remote Flight
Launch from land or sea. The V- 247 goes farther and faster for around-the-clock surveillance, even in remote locations. Providing more coverage with less aircraft, 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week-ultimately reducing total mission costs.
Precision Strike
On Target, Anywhere
With multi-weapon compatibility and extreme precision, the V-247 is up for any challenge. When launch onto land with unforeseen force, rely on the extended range, payload and weaponry —so you're ready to strike from air, sea or shore.
Aerial Escort
Incredible Speed & Range
Ready to accommodate any vehicle type for escort. Slow vehicle? We’ve got it. Faster vehicle? We’ve got that too.
Aerial Refueling
Fly Farther
When the mission calls for extended range, don't waste time touching down. Refuel in flight to protect your fleet from seaborne threats—and keep flying until you reach your destination.
Anti-submarine Warfare
Safeguard from the Sky
Protect your fleet with anti-submarine capabilities, equipped with sonobuoys and torpedos. A modular payload to carry an assortment of arms—all designed to neutralize and expose threats on the surface and beneath it.
Personnel Recovery
Autonomous and Intelligent
Using an Integrated Vehicle Health Management System (IVHM) systems monitor and provide data if any threats are detected. Advanced flight controls use goal-oriented systems to remove potential human errors-increasing safety and reliability.
Launch from land or sea. The V- 247 goes farther and faster for around-the-clock surveillance, even in remote locations. Providing more coverage with less aircraft, 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week-ultimately reducing total mission costs.
With multi-weapon compatibility and extreme precision, the V-247 is up for any challenge. When launch onto land with unforeseen force, rely on the extended range, payload and weaponry —so you're ready to strike from air, sea or shore.
Ready to accommodate any vehicle type for escort. Slow vehicle? We’ve got it. Faster vehicle? We’ve got that too.
When the mission calls for extended range, don't waste time touching down. Refuel in flight to protect your fleet from seaborne threats—and keep flying until you reach your destination.
Protect your fleet with anti-submarine capabilities, equipped with sonobuoys and torpedos. A modular payload to carry an assortment of arms—all designed to neutralize and expose threats on the surface and beneath it.
Using an Integrated Vehicle Health Management System (IVHM) systems monitor and provide data if any threats are detected. Advanced flight controls use goal-oriented systems to remove potential human errors-increasing safety and reliability.
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Bell V-247 Features

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Unmanned and Fully Armed

When your mission meets danger, don't send your squad unaccompanied. This unmanned aircraft offers the overhead view and support to keep your assets and your teams safe.
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Max Cruise & Cargo Capacity

Don't back down from far-flung destinations. With longer cruise time, and more than 2,000 lbs of internal cargo capacity, the Bell V-247 can accommodate any cargo, any mission, anywhere.
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Complete Runaway Independence

Take off immediately, no runway necessary. With Vertical take-off landing (VTOL) and Short Takeoff Landing (STOVL) the V-247 lets you lift off from any domain. Paired with unrivaled agility, your warfighters have the ultimate maneuverability on the battlefield.
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Early Warning Intelligence

Ensure your offense is always ready. Give your commanders the radar intel to disarm incoming threats— and the option to launch air-to-air missiles—for the ultimate aerial advantage.
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Modular Open Architecture

Get more flexibility for your operations. With the V-247, seamlessly replace modules and integrate new systems in to the aircraft with minimal effort.
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Joint Air-to-Ground Missile

Fly into your mission with the future of arms. This modern air-to-ground missile ability is designed for the next generation of combat.

Specifications

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Long Range Cruise
  • Long Range Cruise
    240 kts
  • Cruise at Maximum Continuous
    300+ kts
  • Best Endurance
    178
  • Service Ceiling
    25,000 ft
Capacity
  • Internal Mission
    2,000 lb
  • Sling Load
    9,000 Ibs

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