by Sonny Butterworth

The Owl mobile surveillance system’s UAV can be extended up to 100 m. (Janes/Huw Williams)

The National Aerocosmic Agency of the Ministry of Defence Industry for the Azerbaijan Republic (MODIAR) displayed the Owl mobile surveillance system for the first time at ADEX 2022 in Baku.

Developed in co-operation with DefTech, the Owl consists of a tethered unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) attached to a MODIAR Gyurza 4×4 patrol vehicle. The undisclosed UAV has a quadcopter design with a camera mounted to the side of the airframe.

The air vehicle can be extended up to 100 m to provide persistent monitoring of an area between 30 and 40 km
. Once…