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Mini-UAVs To Help Guard Convoys In Afghanistan

June 19 2012


The French defense procurement agency has ordered several IT180 mini-UAV systems to protect army convoys in Afghanistan, reports Infotron, the manufacturer, based in Massy, France.

The IT180 provide advanced observation and detection capabilities, especially against improvised explosive devices, according to an Infotron release.

The French army chose the IT180 to equip its engineer units, said officials.

Deliveries are slated to begin this summer.

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