VTOL UAS for Civil and Military Applications

Schiebel Provides High-Performance VTOL UAS for Civil and Military Applications

By Mike Ball / 20 Mar 2018
Follow UST


Schiebel, a leading global designer and manufacturer of vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) unmanned helicopters, has partnered with Unmanned Systems Technology (“UST”) to demonstrate their expertise in this field. The ‘Silver’ profile highlights how their CAMCOPTER® S-100 Unmanned Air System (UAS) can be used for a wide variety of civilian and military applications, such as search & rescue, surveillance, mapping and military mission support.

The Schiebel CAMCOPTER® S-100 is a high-performance VTOL UAS that is capable of operating day or night even in extreme weather conditions. It offers proven, reliable performance, long operational ranges, accurate navigation and high data-rate communications capabilities.

The aircraft can be directly control via the flight unit or pre-programmed for autonomous operation with a series of GPS waypoints. The CAMCOPTER® S-100 is fitted with dually redundant Inertial Navigation Systems (INS) and Global Positioning Systems (GPS) for accurate navigation and reliable, solid stability.

With no need for a prepared take off/landing area or launch and recovery equipment, the CAMCOPTER® S-100 is quick and easy to deploy in the field. Payload imagery, data and status information are all transmitted to the Ground Control Station in real time.

CAMCOPTER® UAS EOIR PayloadThe CAMCOPTER® S-100 is a highly flexible and modular system that can be fitted with a wide variety of payloads to serve a range of missions. Capable of fielding a 50kg (110 lbs) payload capacity, the aircraft features two payload bays, an auxiliary electronics bay, two side payload hard points and the ability to fit underslung loads.

The aircraft’s multiple payload potential includes gathering images with an EO/IR camera, detection and identification of electronic signatures with an ESM payload and simultaneous real-time SAR radar use, all in the same system. Other compatible payloads include LiDAR and hyperspectral imaging.

To find out more about Schiebel and the many potential applications of the CAMCOPTER® S-100 UAS, please visit their profile page:

To learn more, contact Schiebel Group: Visit Website Send Message View Supplier Profile
Posted by Mike Ball Mike Ball is our resident technical editor here at Unmanned Systems Technology. Combining his passion for teaching, advanced engineering and all things unmanned, Mike keeps a watchful eye over everything related to the unmanned technical sector. With over 10 years’ experience in the unmanned field and a degree in engineering, Mike’s been heading up our technical team here for the last 8 years. Connect & Contact
More from Schiebel Group