UAV's Give Soldiers New Eyes

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UAV's Give Soldiers New Eyes - 12/04/05 09:01 AM

Soldiers operating in the urban battlefield will be given a new edge after a defense contractor successfully demonstrated soldiers operation Unmaned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) using hand held remotes while fighting in urban areas.

UAV's have already proven their worth in Afghanistan and Iraq, providing soldiers on the ground with up to the minute Geographic and enemy dispersment statistics.

During Northrops demonstration at Georgia Air Force Base in Victorville California 2 UAV's were put aloft and provided real time strategic information to testers on the Ground. The UAV's are already being used by various departments with great success.

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