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DSA12: Datron Scout examined by USN

18th April 2012 - 10:18 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Datron's Scout quad rotor UAV is set to participate in the US Navy's (USN's) Trident Spectre exercise in Virginia, US this May.

Christopher Barter, programme manager for the Scout told Shephard at DSA 2012 in Kuala Lumpur on 18 April that the company will take two systems to the exercise, which will be similar in nature to the US Marine Corp's Empire Challenge, which the UAV participated in in June 2011.

'We had very positive feedback; everyday there was a thick layer of fog, and we took it above that. We were able to find it [the target] before anybody

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

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