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AUSA Winter 2010: A160 production line to start humming

24th February 2010 - 21:47 GMT | by Tony Skinner in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida


The first production A160T Hummingbird UAV will roll off Boeing’s Mesa, Arizona, line in August as the company looks to secure a service launch customer.

Speaking to at the AUSA Winter exhibition in Fort Lauderdale, Daniel Page, director of A160 business development for Boeing Unmanned Airborne Systems, said it was ‘an interesting year’ for the programme as it moves out from under the auspices of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).

‘In the last six months it seems there has been a real explosion in demand for the A160. So we are really at that transition point of

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Tony Skinner


Tony Skinner

Tony Skinner is Shephard Media's Creative Director, overseeing the strategic direction, content development and project …

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