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Barracuda UCAV


The Barracuda was an unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV) developed by Airbus Defense and Space. It has been compared to the Joint Unmanned Combat Air System (J-UCAS) X-45 system. The aircraft was powered by a Pratt & Whitney Canada JT15D-5C turbofan engine able to generate a maximum speed of about Mach 0.8.

The aircraft's conventional configuration included wings with a moderate sweep and four tail surfaces. The inlet was dorsally mounted and the body had a hard chine at...

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