The Predator medium altitude endurance unmanned aerial vehicle is "not operationally effective or suitable," according to Thomas Christie, the director of the Defense Department's Operational Test and Evaluation (OT&E) office. Christie, the Pentagon's chief tester, came to this conclusion based on an initial operational test and evaluation of the Predator system last year. Tests on the system demonstrate that that Predator is limited by poor target accuracy, ineffective ...

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