Night ops

Tuesday, November 30, 2004

UAV Doing Scouting for the Marines

The splendid UAV Blog reports that in Iraq the Marines Aided by Robotic Airplane in Iraq. The UAV has the excellent name of "ScanEagle". ABC story cited by UAV Blog is linked here.
"It travels above insurgent positions and sends real-time video images to Marines on the ground. The unmanned device can relay facial expressions on enemy soldiers, and can transmit in such detail that it shows steam rising from their coffee."

Check out the Boeing ScanEagle site. And some info from UAV World here.
Here's one being launched in Iraq.

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