ISAF Joint Command
KABUL, Afghanistan - An International Security Assistance Force unmanned aerial vehicle went down in Kunduz province today.
The vehicle, a German Army Kleinflugger Zielortung, or KZO, was remotely piloted from a ground station and contains no weapons or intelligence that could be exploited by enemy forces.
The UAV lost altitude due to technical problems and crashed travelling at approximately 40 meters per second, resulting in a total loss.
The KZO is 2.28 meters long, has a takeoff weight of 161 kilograms, a wingspan of 3.42 meters and is powered by a 24 kilowatt engine