Ground Control Unit

20' container

Overview

The GCU is designed to control unmanned systems automatically.
The GCU is installed into a modified 20-foot container, enhanced with a generator compartment.

The Mobile Command Module is designed to provide:

  • Housing for the communication and control equipment
  • Two workplaces for the pilot and the payload operator
  • Omnidirectional antenna for telemetry and communication
  • Omnidirectional antenna for video and data links
  • Support Equipment for the unmanned aerial system (transport module)

Specifications

  • -40°F to +131°F (-40°C to +55°C)
  • 71.6°F±2° (22°±2°C)
  • Length 295 in (7500 mm), width 98 in (2492 mm), height 102 in (2585 mm)
  • truck tractor
  • 15 kW
  • 48 h
  • 2+1

The GCU is divided into technical zones:

  • Control compartment (operator);
  • Service and supply compartment;
  • Generator compartment.

Design options

Customization is possible upon request.

Control compartment (operator)

Equipped with two Automated Workstations (AWS). The first is the workplace for the operator of the UAV, the second – for the operator of the payload.

Each AWS is equipped with a control panel, three monitors (two main and one auxiliary) connected to a separate computer. The panel can be customized/adapted for a tactical or operational radio station, intercom and other equipment.

A central console controls the air conditioning and is equipped with 220V connectors, 5V USB ports and speakers.

The control compartment:

— ground station control panel
— power supply cabinet with PC
— continuous power supply
— a heater, recuperator, an internal air-conditioning module, a minibar with kettle and a coffee machine, a mini-fridge, a filing cabinet make for a comfortable stay in the compartment even over long periods of time

The repair and technical compartment:

— shelves and workbenches can be adjusted in height
— a water closet equipped with a 17 gallon (65 liters) water tank, a faucet and a bio-toilet bowl)
— an air conditioning system

The generator compartment is equipped with:

— a 15 kW power generator,
— external air conditioning modules,
— a telescopic pneumatic mast,
— an AC/DC transformer,
— a power generator control cabinet,
— batteries for continuous operation of the 27 V electric power supply.

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UAVOS INC

465 N Whisman Rd # 600 Mountain View CA 94043 USA

Phone: +1 650 584-3176
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