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Lakshya Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

Role

Remote controlled unmanned aerial vehicle

Crew

None

Maiden Flight

1985

Introduced

November 2000

Numbers Built

23

Length

2.38m

Wingspan

3m

Wing Area

2.27m<span class="sup">2</span>

Maximum Take-Off Weight

705kg

Type

HAL PTAE-7 turbojet engine

Number of Engines

One

Thrust

380kgf (3.72kN)

Maximum Speed

857km/h

Range

150km

Service Ceiling

9,000m

Rate of Climb

25m/s

Manufacturer

Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE), a subsidiary of Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO)

Operators

Indian Air Force, Indian Army and Indian Navy
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