UAV - UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES HOME | INTRO to UAVs | UAV NEWS | UAV LINKS | UAV BOOKS | UAV MODELS | FLIGHT NEST

cover

August 17, 2007

Navy plans to deploy unmanned aircraft on frigates; orders study


"The Canadian navy could soon be looking for a few good drones.

National Defence plans to conduct a study next year on how the country's frigates can safely launch and recover unmanned aerial vehicles - UAVs - at sea, and is asking for private companies with expertise to step forward. "Currently, sensors are installed on the ships' masts to position them as high as possible to aid early detection of threats," said a background document accompanying the tender."

Read more at Navy plans to deploy unmanned aircraft on frigates; orders study

Posted by Darren at August 17, 2007 10:38 AM | More from UAV News |