Military Drones Present And Future: Visual TourThe Pentagon's growing fleet of unmanned aerial vehicles ranges from hand-launched machines to the Air Force's experimental X-37B space plane.
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The Shadow 200, also called the RQ-7B by the Army, is used for reconnaissance, surveillance, targeting and battlefield assessment. Manufactured by AAI, the aircraft extends visibility as far as 125 kilometers from a tactical operations center. Its capabilities include providing targeting data for precision weapons.
Image credit: Marine Corps
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