Bat UAS has successful demonstration

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Northrop Grumman said its Bat system successfully executed a communications relay payload during a recent demonstration at a Navy facility in California.

U.S. company Northrop Grumman announced its Bat unmanned aircraft system has successfully demonstrated communications relay payload at the California-based Naval Air Facility El Centro.


Northrop Grumman says its Bat, a UAS technology that enables real-time intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance communications and strike capabilities, demonstrated the communications relay payload during five flights over a four-day period.

"We are extremely pleased with the results of these flights, which were conducted in a realistic, desert theater setting," Corey Moore, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems vice president of Advanced Concepts-Air and Land Systems, said in a statement.

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