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US Army: from 2022 the first prototypes for a new drone
It will replace the current AAI RQ-7 Shadow
The US Army in the coming years could begin to replace the drone (UAV, Unmanned aerial vehicle) AAI RQ-7 Shadow, and to do this he asked the companies Martin UAV and AAI Corporation to start developing prototypes in the next three years, when they will have to be tested in the field. Light drones financed by the Pentagon for 99.5 million dollars and that will allow to overcome some of the Shadow defects...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency