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US Orders 12 More RQ-7 Shadow UAVs, Terminals and Support Equipment

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RQ-7 Shadow 200 in Iraq(click to view full) AAI Corp., a Hunt Valley, MD-based unit of Textron, received a $39 million production order for additional RQ-7 Shadow tactical UAVs. The order includes 2 Shadow units for the US Army and 1 unit for the US Marine Corps. Each Shadow unit consists of 4 Shadow aircraft; 2 One System ground control stations and ground data terminals; 4 One System remote video terminals (OSRVTs); a One System portable ground control station; and associated components and support equipment. “Laser Designators for RQ-7 Shadow UAVs” and “Mortars from Aircraft? The Shadow Knows…” examine new technological developments for the Shadow UAV… RQ-7 Shadow & details(click to view full) The Shadow is a small, lightweight, tactical UAV system. The system is comprised of air vehicles, modular mission payloads, ground control stations, launch and recovery equipment, and communications equipment. It carries enough supplies and spares for an initial 72 hours of operation and is transportable in 2 high mobility multi-purpose wheeled vehicles (HMMWVs) with shelters, and two additional HMMWVs with trailers as troop carriers. The air vehicle is constructed of composite materials, with a wingspan of 12.8 feet, and length of 11.2 feet. Power is provided by […]

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