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Report: Army Eyes Northrop-Designed VTOL Drone as Potential RQ-7 Replacement

The U.S. Army is evaluating a vertical takeoff and landing drone Northrop Grumman designed with MartinUAV as the military service considers replacing its RQ-7 Shadow fleet, C4ISRnet reported Sunday. Both companies developed the V-BAT unmanned aerial system to perform reconnaissance missions without the use of special equipment. A single controller can operate the drone using a …

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