The A400 is a vertical takeoff and landing mini UAS for quick deployment from confined locations


The A400 mini UAS combines best-in-class range & endurance with advanced payload capabilities for surveillance and security applications. The system provides real-time high resolution aerial video for day or night operations with advanced features for monitoring and analysis. Its compact size and vertical takeoff/landing capability make it ideal to operate in a constrained environment.

Salient Features
  • Autonomous from takeoff to landing
  • Tool-less assembly and disassembly
  • Asteria’s proprietary point-and-click software for command and control
  • Encrypted digital data link for secure transmission of data and video
  • Network enabled ground system architecture
  • Failsafe modes for loss of communication signal, GPS signal and low battery
  • Made in India – Designed, Developed and Made in India
Weight < 3.5 kg all up weight
Cruising Speed 35 – 50 km/hr
Endurance up to 40 min
Operating Range up to 5 km LoS
Operating Altitude 200 – 500m AGL
Communication Digital and Encrypted
Service Ceiling 3500m above MSL, tested
Wind up to 30 km/hr
Temperature -10° C to +55° C, certified
Humidity up to 95% RH at 40° C, certified
Dust/Drizzle IP53, certified
Crew 2 person crew for transport/operation
Deployment Time  <10 minutes from storage to flight
Deployment Area 10m X 10m
Day Time EO camera with 10x optical zoom,  4x digital zoom
Standard sensor: 640 X 480 resolution
Upgradeable to: 1280 x 720 resolution (HD)
Night Time Long wave infrared camera, 4x digital zoom
Standard sensor: 336 X 256 resolution
Upgradeable to: 640 x 480 resolution
Stabilization Mechanical gimbal and software stabilization
Advanced Features
  • Hot-swappable payloads for ease of assembly and upgrade
  • Automatic motion detection in video frame
  • Automated image based fixed and moving target tracking/follow
  • Geolock mode for keeping camera fixed at a location
  • On-board and off-board video and image recording capability