Saturday, April 23, 2005

P-3 Launchable UAVs

The Arizona Star reports on Small UAVs geared to be eyes in skies
Advanced Ceramics... is developing the Coyote, a yard-long, electric-powered UAV, for the U.S. Navy that can be launched from P-3 Orion reconnaissance planes...

Extending its expertise in developing inexpensive UAV technology, the company met a challenge to develop a small UAV that could be launched using the same tubes the P-3s use to launch sonar buoys for submarine detection...

The UAVs can be equipped with cameras and sensors that allow operators to view a remote area the UAVs are patrolling...

Hat tip: UAV Blog

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