TITLE

Sway-backed Warrior

AUTHOR(S)
Lock, Jeremy T.
PUB. DATE
November 2001
SOURCE
Airman;Nov2001, Vol. 45 Issue 11, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the test mission of the Global Hawk unmanned reconnaissance aircraft in Australia during the joint military exercise between the United States Air Force and Royal Australian Air Force. Non-stop trans-Atlantic flight of the aircraft; Success of the missions; How the Global Hawk works.
ACCESSION #
5800541

 

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