TITLE

Chopper Drones on Ships Hotting Up!

AUTHOR(S)
Biass, Eric H.
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Armada International;Feb/Mar2011, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses military drones in various countries. It cites the deployment of Fire Scout, which is due for early 2011 and will be a milestone in the history of helicopter drone development. According to the article, the U.S. Navy and Northrop Grumman found that the onboard communications systems of a ship were functionally compatible with the Fire Scout. The article notes the impending first formal entry of a vertidrone on a deck into service.
ACCESSION #
58618315

 

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