(Video) Drones to Be Armed with Mini-Smart BombsSubmitted by emalvini on Sat, 07/14/2012 - 15:35
(Video) Drones to Be Armed with Mini-Smart Bombs
July 14, 2012
Raytheon video of flight tests of a prototype of its Small Tactical Munition (STM), a 25-lb. laser/GPS-guided unpowered weapon designed to arm small unmanned aircraft, principally the AAI RQ-7 Shadow tactical UAV. For the tests, the STM was dropped from Raytheon’s Cobra testbed UAV. The company vying for the contract to arm US Marine Corps Shadows, whcih are planned to be fielded with weapons within two years.