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MUM-T emerges from the Shadows in Korea

16th October 2017 - 07:36 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Uijeongbu

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Despite being fielded in South Korea for well over a decade, the Textron Systems RQ-7B (Shadow 200) tactical UAV continues to give the US Army new capabilities, among them manned-unmanned teaming (MUM-T).

Shephard visited TUAS Platoon, D Company, 8th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division at its base in Camp Mobile well north of Seoul. Although the semi-abandoned facility resembles a zombie movie set, its runway allows the rotational unit to conduct flights around the north of the country.

TUAS Platoon operates four RQ-7B UAVs, two with standard wings and two with

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Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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