EADS North America has flown the second AAS-72X technology demonstrator equipped with portions of the mission equipment package under development for its contender for the U.S. Army’s Armed Aerial Scout (AAS) requirement. The 40-min. flight at American Eurocopter’s Grand Prairie, Texas, plant on Dec. 8 tested the helicopter’s nose-mounted targeting sensor, manned/unmanned teaming avionics and communication/navigation systems. Lockheed Martin is developing the mission equipment, and ...


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