TITLE

Strike Drones: Persistent, Precise and Plausible

AUTHOR(S)
Braybrook, Roy
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Armada International;Aug/Sep2009, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the development of unmanned combat air vehicles (Ucavs) which are used to launch air to surface missiles, early versions of which include the Predator, the Hellfire and Viper Strike used in Iraq. It also talks about the U.S. Army's long term plans for the development of lightweight missiles and submunitions. He cites that France, Germany and Sweden among others are cooperating with the U.S. Navy's Ucav program to develop the newest generation fighter drones in 2011.
ACCESSION #
43678714

 

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