Definition/Scope: The CQ-10 Snowgoose is a cargo delivery unmanned aircraft system and is intended for pin-point delivery of small cargo items such as ammunition and supplies to special forces. It was originally designed for leaflet delivery. The SnowGoose UAV is capable of full autonomous flight within the boundaries of approved air space, according to the pre-programmed mission. Flight of the UAV is monitored and controlled from a SATCOM ground control station. The SnowGoose modular payload bays allow for multi-mission capability with simple integration of a wide range of available payload equipment packages.
Broader Terms:Unmanned Aircraft System (by name)