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DIMDEX: Global Yabhon nears maiden flight

25th March 2014 - 12:55 GMT | by Andrew White in Doha


Adcom’s Global Yabhon UAV will make its maiden flight after the end of Ramadan in July, defence sources have informed Shephard.

The enormous 10-ton platform, which was unveiled at the Dubai Airshow in November, is expected to be operated from a military airfield in the vicinity of Abu Dhabi, UAE. Sources suggested trials would take place at the Al Dhafra air base. Ramadan will run for 30 days from 28 June.

Speaking to Shephard on condition of anonymity, defence sources said flight tests had already been completed using a smaller scale model of the Global Yabhon. Additionally, wind tunnel

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Andrew White


Andrew White

Andrew is a former editor of Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Andrew joined Shephard …

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