Israel's Rafael Armament Development Authority has changed the name of its 6.5-kg., 12-cm.-dia. (14-lb., 4.7-in.) mini-UAV from Skylark to Skylite to avoid confusion with Elbit Systems' UAV, also called Skylark (AW&ST Feb. 9, p. 13). "We feel this product deserves a special identity of its own," says Rafael Vice President Eitan Yudilevich. "With [the unique] ability to be shoulder-launched from a canister, the Skylite is a perfect recon solution for crowded urban areas." The retrievable ...


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