BOLT

Coaxial Helicopter

BOLT delivers critical situational awareness and communications unmatched by conventional manned and unmanned systems.

SILENT OPERATION
10+ HOURS FLIGHT TIME

FEATURES

FEATURES

Bolt is the next generation tethered drone specifically designed for nearly silent operation at altitudes up to 800 feet. With only 10-minute setup and 10+ hours flight time, Bolt is enabled by an active tether system providing unjammable and uninterrupted power delivery along with live HD video and secure communications. Featuring a simplified coaxial helicopter rotor design for low maintenance, Bolt has field changeable universal payload bay which supports radio, SIGINT and ISR packages up to 15 pounds and requiring up to 1 kilowatt of power. “Follow-me” flight mode enhances mobile operations and mission flexibility.

Operational Description
  • Coaxial helicopter with contra-rotating blade design
  • Extremely quiet operation
  • 10+hours flight time from ground power
  • Setup to operating in 10 minutes
  • 5 mile human detection, MWIR
  • 65 lb. gross lift
  • 15 lb. net lift with universal payload mount
  • Up to 800 feet operating altitude
  • Follow vehicle flight mode
  • Optimized flight control system with vision navigation
  • Tension control winch system
  • Integral fail-safe subsystems
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