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Army's UAV Upgrades Take Aim At Increased Surveillance

April 06 2012


Program officials say the U.S. Army is implementing a series of upgrades for its unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), reports the Army News Service.

The service wants to provide more surveillance capabilities to deployed forces, said officials at the Army Aviation Association of America meetings held this week in Nashville.

Major improvements include a new synthetic aperture radar ground moving target indicator sensor to the Gray Eagle UAV; plans for a new engine for Shadow...

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