TITLE

Gen-3 Drone Launchers

PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
Armada International;Dec/Jan2005, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on third-generation MC2555L pneumatic catapult drone aircraft launchers delivered by Robonics to Eads, as of December 2004. Features of the launchers; Specifications of the launchers; Drone types that can be launched by the product line of Robonics.
ACCESSION #
15689071

 

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