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Demining Drone
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Faction IDAP
Type Small UAV
Seats None
Item capacity None
Top speed ~ 100 km/h
Service ceiling ~ 1,250 m
Fuel capacity 100 L
Primary armament Main:
  • 4× Demining Charge
Secondary armament None
Variants None
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The Demining Drone is an Explosive Ordnance Disposal drone exclusively used by IDAP aid workers. It was added with the release of the Laws of War DLC.

OverviewEdit

  • Roles:
    • Explosive ordnance disposal
« Engineers of the International Development & Aid Project took a standard Utility Drone and modified it for highly effective mine clearance operations. This improvised drone uses a powerful sensor ring to detect mines as it flies low above the ground. It then releases one of its 4 demining charges from a higher altitude in order to safely detonate mines or other types of ordnance below.
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Design Edit

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It is a miniature VTOL-capable hexacopter that is small enough to be carried in a backpack.

The Demining Drone is primarily designed to dispose of land mines from the air by dropping light charges on top or near them in order to safely trigger them from a distance.

Whenever a charge is deployed, it creates a loud whistling noise that can be easily heard. The charges themselves also emit a coloured trail of smoke to make it highly visible from afar.

To prevent damage to the airframe itself, it is recommended that the charges only be dropped at a minimum safe altitude of 25 m and above.

Sensors Edit

Exclusively designed for mine disposal, the Demining Drone has only one unique sensor available:

Mine Detector Edit

The Demining Drone is able to sense the location of buried landmines and IEDs within a 360 degree radius and at a maximum distance of 50 m from the drone's current position.

Unlike other types of sensors, there is no azimuth or elevation restriction.

Trivia Edit

  • The Demining Drone is inspired by a Dutch-made concept UAV model that was designed by the Micro Air Vehicle Lab (MAVLab), an educational institution based at the Delft University of Technology.
  • Along with the Utility Drone, the Demining Drone is currently one of the only two rotary-wing based air assets in ArmA 3 that utilise six rotors.
  • It is the first vehicle in the entire series to be designed exclusively for carrying out EOD duties.

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See alsoEdit

Variants Edit

Drones of comparable role and configuration Edit

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