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Army outlines Gray Eagle lessons learned

27th June 2012 - 18:08 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in London, UK

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Following the first full company deployment of the Gray Eagle UAS to Afghanistan in March, the US Army has described the learning process associated with developing the programme.

The army’s F/227 company deployed 12 aircraft in theatre in March. Prior to this, two groups of four aircraft were deployed through a quick reaction capability (QRC), one of which originated from a deployment in Iraq. 

‘The unit has really matured over the past 45 days or so,’ Col Tim Baxter, project manager for UAS, told a media briefing in the Pentagon on 26 June, and added that F/227 is flying three

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Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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