Heron TP Crashes in Israel

HERON DOWN: Weeks after being declared operational, one of the Israeli air force’s strategic UAVs, the medium-altitude long-endurance Eitan (Heron TP), crashed during a test flight Jan. 29. One of five produced so far by prime contractor IAI, the 4,000-kg (9,000-lb.) Heron TP was tested carrying a...

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