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Scorpions To Provide Army With Surveillance Capabilities

April 10 2012


The U.S. Army has awarded a contract to Northrop Grumman for autonomous unattended ground sensor (UGS) systems, reports the defense firm.

The deal covers Scorpion and Scorpion II UGS systems, which provide a remote persistent surveillance capability for improved situational awareness and intelligence-gathering.

The Scorpion has already been deployed in Afghanistan and Iraq.

The Scorpion II demonstrates improved size, weight and wireless performance characteristics,...

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