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- Jun 3, 2006
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Bell V-247 (or X-247), a new armed tiltrotor drone proposal for the USMC.
Source: http://breakingdefense.com/2016/08/meet-bells-x-247-armed-tiltoror-drone-for-marines/[...]For now, Bell is calling this previously unrevealed tiltrotor the V-247, the numbers standing for the duration the Marines want one or more to be able to stay on station – 24/7. Bell plans to officially reveal the new concept at a Washington news event next month. Larger models of the V-247 are likely to appear at the Sept. 27-30 Modern Day Marine exposition at Quantico Marine Base, Va., and at the Association of the United States Army’s annual conference that begins Oct. 3 in Washington.[...]
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