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AUVSI 2014: L-3 launches APEX UAS

9th May 2014 - 09:00 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in London


L-3 Unmanned Systems will unveil the US DoD’s latest compact multi-sensor unmanned system, the Airborne Pursuit and Exploitation (APEX) UAS, at the AUVSI Unmanned Systems exhibition in Orlando.

The electric aircraft weighs 28kg, is capable of carrying a variety of payloads simultaneously and is currently being used with US forces, according to L-3 officials.

‘With APEX, we’re offering today’s warfighters an unprecedented level of capability from a small platform,’ JR Gear, VP of strategic development at L-3 Unmanned Systems, said in a statement. ‘APEX’s ability to be operated by a very small team and provide multi-mission and payload flexibility

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Beth Stevenson


Beth Stevenson

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

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