Lockheed Martin has launched a small precision-guided weapon from an AAI RQ-7 Shadow 200 tactical unmanned aircraft under a company-funded R&D program. The 11-lb.-class, laser-guided Shadow Hawk glide weapon scored a direct hit on the target, the company says. The U.S. Army-funded test was conducted at Dugway Proving Ground, Utah. The 2.75-in.-dia., 27-in.-long unpowered munition was released from the Shadow at 5,100-ft. altitude and impacted the target at 460 ft./sec. For this ...

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