Silently surveying surroundings

Eggman, A. C.
May 2004
Airman;May2004, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p6
Focuses on the capabilities of Desert Hawk, a miniature unmanned aerial vehicle that provide security forces accurate, real-time visual assessments of detected threats at the Balad Air Base in Iraq. Composition of the vehicle; Ability of the aircraft to take off from a clearing without using a runway; Benefit of the model plane to airmen and soldiers.


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