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AAD 2012: South African company reveals details of new UAV

21st September 2012 - 16:32 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in Pretoria

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Braddick Defense Systems is currently developing a multi-purpose quadrotor UAV.

It is aimed at the South African market, and will be leveraging off the company's experience in providing systems for its military.

'We're developing an indirect drive turbine source drone,' Adam McCallum, chairman and CEO of the company, told Shephard at the Africa Aerospace and Defence exhibition in South Africa on 21 September. 'The UAV can switch between being a surveillance UAV and an attack drone. At the moment we are looking for it to have those two different pods.'

In February the company did demonstrations for 'specialised military links',

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Beth Stevenson

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

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