Friday, November 18, 2011

Dubai Air Show: UAE introduces Armed Drone

Full Story: Yahoo News 18 Nov

A surprise at Dubai Air Show stunned everyone - display of an armed drone developed by a UAE based firm Ascom Systems, Thursday.
The drone called MALE (Medium Altitude Long Endurance) or simply United 40, has a  wingspan of 17.5 metres, and resorted to have a maximum payload of 400 kilogrammes, and carries 300 litres of fuel, of which 260 litres are in the wings. And its special feature: It can carry eight 60-kilometre (37-miles) range "Nemrod" missiles in its fuselage.

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