Drones with Synthetic Eyes

June 2004
Armada International;Jun/Jul2004, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p82
Presents information on several models of unmanned vehicles equipped with synthetic aperture radars. Features of the Northrop Grumman AN/ZPQ-1 Tactical Endurance Synthetic Aperture Radar (TESAR); Drone aircraft that was selected by the U.S. Joint Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Joint Test & Evaluation Program Office as a test bed for the investigation and development of future unmanned aerial vehicles; Information on the Watchkeeper requirements of Great Britain's Watchkeeper drone project.


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