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RQ-16 Tarantula Hawk

Country of Origin: USA


The RQ-16 Tarantula Hawk (T-Hawk) micro air vehicle (MAV) system consists of two miniature air vehicles and a ground station. The aircraft provides intelligence and reconnaissance from thermal forward and downward looking electro-optical and infrared imaging sensors.

A video feed to the ground station provides real-time viewing and recalls stored images. The MAV can be equipped with other modular payloads.

The T-Hawk is small enough for a soldier to carry on his back or in hand....

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