Two squadrons of Pioneer unmanned aircraft operating in Iraq feature a new sensor suite that allowed the system to better support the march of the 1st Marine Div. from Kuwait to Baghdad. The sensor payload provides users with a color daylight television feed and an improved forward-looking infrared picture. The payload enhancement "made a huge difference," said Lt. Col. Robert Rice, commanding officer of VMU-2. Both sensors also have much better magnification levels than the ones that ...

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