May 30, 2012

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Two unmanned aircraft system operators perform flight checks and prepare the Shadow unmanned aircraft system, or UAS. The Shadow is the Army’s medium-sized UAS and provides near real-time reconnaissance, surveillance and target acquisition for up to 12 hours of continuous operation within a 24-hour period. It is the Army’s UAS workhorse and has flown more than 700,000 flight hours.




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