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Paris Air Show: Nightwarden absent as Textron Systems detail unmanned focus

10th June 2019 - 16:40 GMT | by Richard Thomas in London


Unveiled two years ago under a blazing solar spotlight and no little attention on the ground, Textron Systems’ Nightwarden UAS will not be on display at Paris Air Show 2019 as the company looks to focus its unmanned attention on other platforms within its portfolio.

In particular, the company will look to highlight recent activities with the US Army on the Aerosonde HQ, which was selected in March for the first phase of the service’s Future Tactical Unmanned Aerial Systems, and the Shadow UAS, the Block III variant of which recently started flight tests.

A company spokesperson told Shephard that

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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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