Tuesday, August 09, 2005

Army Contract for Airborn Warrior

The US Army has awarded a $214 million contract for the replacement of the Predator unmanned flying vehicle (UAV).

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems has announced that they will begin work on the latest improved UAV dubbed Extended Range Multi Purpose (ERMP).
The new vehicle has been named Warrior.

The improvements include 36-hour mission time, conventional deisel fuel and automatic take-off and landing.

General Atomics Press Release

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