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German MoD reveals UAS losses

27th June 2013 - 16:40 GMT | by Pieter Bastiaans in Breda


The German MoD has published an overview of its UAS ‘losses’, revealing a staggering number have been lost on operations in the past decade.

Released on 26 June, the figures illustrate how the Bundeswehr has lost 30 EMT Aladin mini UAVs- many of them during operations in Afghanistan- while another 290 Aladin air vehicles remain in service.

Four AirRobot AR100 Mikado microcopters have also been lost, with another 164 AR100s still in use with the German Army. The latest variant is the AR100B complete with a digital data link, which was introduced into service in 2010. The Bundeswehr figures also

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Pieter Bastiaans


Pieter Bastiaans

A resident from Breda, the Netherlands, Pieter Bastiaans is an independent defence correspondent and photographer …

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