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  • France successfully tested its first military UAV in Afghanistan

    Posted on February 22nd, 2009 Andrey Mikhalchuk 2 comments

    SIDMFrance successfully tested its first military UAV called SIDM (Système Intérimaire de Drone MALE) in Afghanistan – military’s favorite playground these days. This highly autonomous all-weather surveillance UAV is based on IAI Eagle-1 platform and can stay in the air for up to 24(!) hours at the altitudes 5-8km and recon in 1000km range.