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Mineseeker Mine Detecting Airship

<B>Sensors</b>

Electro-optical sensor

Wescam camera

<B>Radar</b>

Range resolution

5 cm

Azimuthal resolution

0.5 m

Instantaneous bandwidth

3 GHz over

Frequency range

200 MHz to over 3GHz.

Pulsewidth of impulse waveforms

> 100 pseconds

Peak power

1 MW

<B>Airship dimensions</b>

Volume

1,900 cu m helium gas

Length

40 m

Height

13 m

Width

11 m

Weight

2000 kg

<B>Gondola dimensions</b>

Length

4 m

Width

1.5 m

Seating

5, pilot + 4 operations crew

<B>Engines</b>

Engines

2 x Limbach L-2000

Engine power

2 x 68 hp

Fuel capacity

69 US gallons

<B>Performance</b>

Maximum lift

560 kg

Maximum airspeed

45 knots

Airborne duration on station

13 hours

<B>Avionics</b>

Navigation/ communications

2 sets King 155

Mode C transponder

King KT76A

VOR/ILS (VHF radio ranging/Instrument landing system)

KI 204

Global positioning system

Apollo 820

<B>Flight instrumentation</b>

ASI air speed indicator

United 8000 B510

AH artificial horizon

DG directional gyroscope

TRI turn rate indicator

Variometer

Altimeter

United 5934 PAD-1
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