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Paris Air Show: Keeper of the night (video)

19th June 2017 - 12:57 GMT | by Richard Thomas in Paris


Unveiling the Nightwarden tactical UAS on the opening day of Paris Air Show 2017, Textron Systems revealed that a range of payload testing for the platform has also been taking place.

The Nightwarden is the company’s latest addition to its range of unmanned aircraft and is the production ready model of the developmental Shadow M2

Speaking to guests at the official launch ceremony, Bill Irby, senior VP of unmanned systems, said that while it looked similar to the Shadow M2, the Group 3 Nightwarden had ‘significant improvements and enhances to the system’.

‘There are now many differences between the

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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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