Smith, Monica K.
May 2008
Soldiers;May2008, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p20
The article provides information on the RQ-7 Shadow unmanned aircraft operated by the U.S. Army and other services in-theater. According to Sergeant Justin Bramlett of the 25th Infantry Division's 4th Brigade Combat Team, the Shadow provides reconnaissance and target acquisition, and can also spot convoys. It usually flies between 5,000 and 8,000 feet, out of range of enemy fire yet close enough to gather information to send to troops on the ground.


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