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Farnborough 2016: Next test phase for Spy‘Ranger

11th July 2016 - 13:44 GMT | by Richard Thomas in Farnborough


Thales is continuing the development of the Spy‘Ranger UAS as the system concludes its industrial test phase and is looking into methods to improve battery life when operating in cold environments.

Exhibiting a series of unmanned platforms and capabilities at the Farnborough International Airshow 2016 (FIA 2016) on 11 July, the company says that the Spy’Ranger is well-suited to operating with special forces teams on the ground as well as advanced armoured and artillery units.

The electric engine provides an endurance of three hours, although a Thales spokesperson said that future development will investigate how to extend power life when

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Richard Thomas


Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas is the Senior Editor, Naval at Shephard Media. Richard joined the company in …

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