The SnowGoose Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), NSN 1550-01-505-3010, is a multi-purpose, autonomous, aerial cargo delivery system with a payload capability up to 575 lbs (260.8 Kg) carried in 6 individual cargo bays. It combines MMIST's latest developments in autonomous guidance and precision cargo delivery.
The SnowGoose UAV is capable of full autonomous flight within the boundaries of approved air space, according to the pre-programmed mission.
Flight of the UAV is monitored and controlled from a SATCOM ground control station. The SnowGoose modular payload bays allow for multi-mission capability with simple integration of a wide range of available payload equipment packages.
Ground Launch Capability
The SnowGoose UAV is not dependant on airfields or runways and can be ground launched from a 1200 ft (365 m) unprepaired level surface.
Air Launch Capability
The SnowGoose UAV can be air launched from suitable cargo aircraft (C130 C17) at altitudes up to 25 000 ft MSL
Self Launch Capability
The SnowGoose UAV can be equipped with a gyro rotor head that provides near vertical take off and landing capability.