TITLE

From Scepticism to Sine Qua Non

AUTHOR(S)
Braybrook, Roy; Biass, Eric H.
PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
Armada International;Jun/Jul2005 Supplement, Vol. 29, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Summarizes recent developments in the military drone arena. Information on the propeller-driven target produced by Meggitt Defence Systems; Description of the Ryan Model 147, considered as the mother of all jet-powered target drones; Basis of the next generation BQM-167A Air Force Subscale Aerial Target selected by the U.S. Air Force.
ACCESSION #
17452040

 

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