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Eurosatory 2012: Thales pushes complementary asset approach to ISR

8th June 2012 - 10:41 GMT | by Claire Apthorp in Paris

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Following the launch of the company’s Spy’Arrow UAV, Thales is moving toward a complementary asset approach to ISR by integrating its Spy’ and Margot families with a common C4I ground control station (GCS).

The Spy’Arrow micro UAV was launched 18 months ago and has been tested by the French Army in Afghanistan for its ad-hoc surveillance capabilities.
 
The delta-winged airframe has an endurance of less than one hour, and carries a CDD or IR payload with a data link for up to 10 km. After hand or spring-loaded launch, the system is able to follow a pre-programmed flight plan

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Claire Apthorp

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Claire Apthorp


As a freelance defence writer, Claire regularly contributes to some of the UK’s leading defence magazines, …

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