Predator Progress

Norris, Guy; Velocci Jr., Anthony L.; Anselmo, Joseph C.
February 2010
Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/22/2010, Vol. 172 Issue 8, p31
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The article focuses on the deployment of two modified Predator unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) models from General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) to the U.S. Army and the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) after tests were completed in California in February 2010. GA-ASI chairman Neal Blue says that weapon tests on its MQ-1C Sky Warrior for the Army found minor technical problems. He adds that MQ-1C has quick reaction capability to support soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan. He notes that the first Guardian UAV for CPB will arrive on February 22.


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