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Snark seeking a new home

9th January 2009 - 09:15 GMT | by in Canberra


The New Zealand team behind the Snark unmanned combat helicopter family say the programme is far from becoming history and development work is planned to resume in the future.

Development programme head Trevor Rogers says the Snark diesel powered, low observable, long endurance helicopter remains fully achievable, but all future work will occur in a new host nation, not New Zealand.

Snark development originally occurred under the auspices of the New Zealand based TGR Helicorp Limited, the board of which voted to wind up its New Zealand activities in January 2008 with the intention of relocating overseas . A dispute

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