ACCESS: Above Top Secret
- Apr 2, 2006
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From AVIATION WEEK ShowNews Farnborough Day 4
Lockheed Martin is back at square one with unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) flight-testing after the December crash of its P-175 Polecat demonstrator, which is only now being disclosed.
The aircraft went down on Dec. 18, 2006 at the Nevada Test and Training Range, according to U.S. Air Force officials who run the range. An irreversible unintentional failure in the flight termination ground equipment, which caused the aircraft's automatic fail-safe flight termination mode to activate is cited by Lockheed Martin as the cause of the crash. ...
I_B_Unseen said:Oh well, figured it was pretty cool, and since you don't see many of them (like none), here you go!