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March 13, 2005

Dropping bombs from UAVs


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'Northrop Grumman has demonstrated that it can release a weapon from a medium-altitude, long-endurance (MALE) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) demonstrator during flight-testing conducted in February over Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.
The drop of the 500-pound inert weapon was made from Proteus, the manned UAV surrogate developed by Scaled Composites, Mojave, CA.'

Read more at The Engineer Online - Dropping bombs from UAVs

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