U.S. Army To Field Switchblade Lethal Small UAVs

A new class of unmanned air vehicle is to be fielded, with the award of a $4.9 million U.S. Army contract to AeroVironment to supply Switchblade loitering munitions for rapid fielding to deployed forces. The backpackable, battery-powered Switchblade is launched from a tube, unfolds its tandem wings...

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