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CQ-10 Snowgoose

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The CQ-10A SnowGoose is a cargo delivery unmanned aerial vehicle that has reached IOC (Initial Operational Capability) with the US Military with the delivery of 15 vehicles. The SnowGoose UAV is produced by the Canadian company Mist Mobility Integrated Systems Technology (MMIST). The SnowGoose UAV is an application of MMIST's Sherpa autonomous GPS-guided parafoil delivery system and is intended for pin-point delivery of small cargo items (ammunition, supplies) to special forces. A fully-loaded Snowgoose can carry a total of 600 lbs.[1][2] The SnowGoose was originally designed for leaflet dispensing, but can support a variety of missions with its six modular cargo bays, each of which can carry pods for fuel (trading payload for range), cargo, or electronics (sensor or broadcasting) packages.


  • Length 2.90 m (9 ft 6 in)
  • Weight max: 635 kg (1400 lb); empty: 270 kg (600 lb)
  • Cargo weight max: 272 kg (600 lb)
  • Engine Rotax 914 piston engine; 81 kW (110 hp)
  • Cruising speed 60 mph
  • Range 300 km (160 nm) (34 kg (75 lb) payload)
  • Speed 61 km/h (38 mph)
  • Ceiling > 5500 m (18000 ft)



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