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GIDS Shahpar-II MALE Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle System (Tactical UAVS):

Shahpar is basically a state of the art Medium Altitude and Long Endurance Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle System (Tactical UAVS) developed, designed and developed by PAKISTAN’s State Owned Defense Giant Global Industrial Defense Solutions (GIDS) to fulfill the requirements of PAKISTAN ARMED FORCES.

GIDS Shahpar-II MALE Tactical Surveillance and Reconnaissance UAVS
GIDS Shahpar-II MALE Tactical Surveillance and Reconnaissance UAVS

The GIDS Shahpar-II MALE Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle System (Tactical UAVS) is multipurpose Medium Altitude and Long Endurance (MALE) UAV that can be used for target acquisition, reconnaissance, monitoring, situational awareness, monitoring and disaster management missions.

PAKISTAN showcased the Shahpar Medium Altitude and Long Endurance (MALE) Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle System (Tactical UAVS) at the International Defense Exhibition and Seminar (IDEAS) held at Karachi Expo Centre back in November 2012.

GIDS also demonstrated this state of the art and cutting edge Shahpar-II MALE Tactical UAVS at the International Defense Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) held at UAE back in February 2013.

PAKISTAN ARMY and PAKISTAN AIR FORCE commissions the Shahpar Tactical UAVS in its arsenal back in 2013.

PAKISTAN proudly showcased the upgraded and modified version of Shahpar Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle System (Tactical UAVS) on March 25, 2021.

Features and Design of GIDS Shahpar-II MALE Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle System (Tactical UAVS):

PAKISTAN Defense Giant Global Industrial Defense Solutions or GIDS developed and designed the Shahpar-II MALE Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle System (Tactical UAVS) with the collaboration of NESCOM or National Engineering and Scientific Commission.

GIDS Shahpar-II MALE Tactical Drone of PAKISTAN
GIDS Shahpar-II MALE Tactical Drone of PAKISTAN

Body of Global Industrial Defense Solutions (GIDS) GIDS Shahpar-II MALE Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle System (Tactical UAVS):

As far as the design of the Shahpar-II Medium Altitude and Long Endurance Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle System (Tactical UAVS) is concerned, the Tactical UAVS comes with the wing span of 6.6 meters and total length of 4.2 meters in total.

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GIDS Shahpar-II Medium Altitude and Long Endurance Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle System
GIDS Shahpar-II Medium Altitude and Long Endurance Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle System

The UAVS is configured with the revolutionary canard foreplanes in front of its wings.

Take-Off and Landing:

The GIDS Shahpar-II MALE Tactical UAVS features full autonomous landing and take-off landing capabilities. The UAVS can easily land independently with the help of a parachute or manual pilot.

GIDS Shahpar-II MALE Tactical Surveillance and Reconnaissance UAVS During Take-off
GIDS Shahpar-II MALE Tactical Surveillance and Reconnaissance UAVS During Take-off

Payload Capacity of GIDS Shahpar-II Medium Altitude And Long Endurance Tactical Drone:

The GIDS Shahpar-II MALE Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle System (Tactical UAVS) is configured to take a variety of payloads up to 50 kilograms to execute complex reconnaissance, target acquisition, tracking and surveillance missions in adverse weather conditions.

GIDS Shahpar-II Medium Altitude and Long Endurance Tactical UAVS
GIDS Shahpar-II Medium Altitude and Long Endurance Tactical UAVS

The GIDS Shahpar-II MALE Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle System can perform its mission in both day and night environments and in unfavorable climatic conditions.

The Shahpar Drone is also accompanied by the several onboard payloads, including the full mission debriefing and simulation, management and control, accurate and longitudinal trajectory control, dissemination systems and the built-in data exploitations.

Tracking and Control System:

As far as the tracking and control system is concerned; the Shahpar-II MALE vehicle comes with the Global Positions System (GPS). Moreover, all the users can easily customize the payload based on the complex mission requirements.

Radar Cross Section (RCS) of Shahpar-II MALE Tactical Surveillance and Reconnaissance UAVS:

One of the distinctive and unmatched features of the Shahpar-II Medium Altitude and Long Endurance Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle System (Tactical UAVS) is its significantly reduced Radar Cross Section (RCS). Furthermore, the Shahpar UAVS also conforms to the Military Environmental standard of 810F.

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Motion Imagery Standards:

The Shahpar-II MALE Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle System (Tactical UAVS) features the Motion Imagery Standards Board (MISB) compliant video format.

Sensors of GIDS Shahpar-II MALE Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle System (Tactical UAVS):

The Shahpar-II Medium Altitude and Long Endurance Tactical UAVS comes with the latest airborne imaging equipment (AIE). The vehicle is also equipped with the Zumr-I (EP) multi-sensor turret that also helped to improve the mobility the UAVS and it also helps to improve the local security of the Tactical UAVS.

Front View of Shahpar-II Medium Altitude and Long Endurance Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle System
Front View of Shahpar-II Medium Altitude and Long Endurance Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle System

Other onboard sensors included, Eye Safe Laser Ranger Finder (LRF) with a maximum range of 20 Kilometers and Light and near Infrared (IR) Television that helps to record crystal clear surveillance videos in ultra-rich details.

The Shahpar-II MALE Tactical UAVS is also equipped with the high-definition enhanced reconnaissance IR Camera and Image Procession System known as Erica Plus that help to provide extended visibility in adverse weather conditions.

Electro-Optical / Infrared Sensors (EO/IR):

The Global Industries Defense Solutions GIDS Shahpar-II MALE Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle System (Tactical UAVS) features the revolutionary Electro-Optical (EO) / Infrared (IR) sensors that allows the Shahpar vehicle system to provide the pinpoint geo pointing imagery of the terrestrial targets.

PAF AW139 EO/IR and FLIR Suite

Data Link Range (Real-time):

The Shahpar-II Medium Altitude and Long Endurance Tactical UAVS is linked to the ground control station through the real-time data link with a maximum range of 250 kilometers in total.

Engine GIDS Shahpar-II MALE Tactical Surveillance and Reconnaissance UAVS:

The Shahpar-II MALE Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle System (Tactical UAVS) is equipped with the revolutionary 100 Horsepower 4-cylinder pusher-type four-stroke Rotax 912 ULS Engine.

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Cruise Speed and Endurance:

The Shahpar-II Medium Altitude and Long Endurance Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle System (Tactical UAVS) can fly at the maximum speed of 150 kilometers per hour (81kts) and it can continuously fly for more than 7 hours in total.

Shahpar-II Medium Altitude and Long Endurance Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle System (Tactical UAVS)
Shahpar-II Medium Altitude and Long Endurance Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle System (Tactical UAVS)

Maximum Altitude:

The maximum altitude of the GIDS Shahpar-II MALE Tactical UAVS is 5,000 meters in total.

Main Features of GIDS Shahpar-II MALE Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle System (Tactical UAVS):

  1. Medium Altitude and Long Endurance Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle System
  2. Can be used for Target Acquisition, reconnaissance and surveillance
  3. Full mission debriefing & Simulation
  4. Autonomous landing and take-off capability
  5. Fully integrated to take different types of payload for surveillance
  6. Can perform the mission in both day and nights with adverse weather conditions
  7. Military standard hardware with Environmental Standards of 810F
  8. Mission planning, management and control system
  9. Accurate lateral and longitudinal trajectory control
  10. Built-in Data Exploitation and Dissemination
  11. Motion Imagery Standards Board (MISB) compliant video format
  12. Geo pointing and geo referencing for terrestrial targets

Technical Features of GIDS Shahpar-II MALE Tactical UAVS:

  1. Type: Medium Altitude and Long Endurance Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle System
  2. Configuration: Canard Pusher
  3. Launch / Take-off: Automatic: Wheel take-off
  4. Cruise Speed: 150kph
  5. Total Endurance: >7 hours
  6. Gross Take-off Weight: 480 Kilograms
  7. Maximum Payload Capacity: >50 Kilograms in total
  8. Maximum Operating Altitude: 5000 meters (17000 ft.) (Approximately)
  9. Landing / Recovery: Automatic Landing, parachute and manual pilot option available
  10. Guidance / Tracking: Autonomous, Global Positioning System (GPS)
  11. Engine: 100 Horsepower 4-cylinder pusher-type four-stroke Rotax 912 ULS Engine
  12. Data Link Range (Real-Time): 250 kilometers in total
  13. Wing Span of Shahpar-II MALE Tactical UAVS: 6.6 meters
  14. Total Length of Shahpar-II MALE Tactical UAVS: 4.2 meters

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