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May 18, 2015, 11:18 AM

Euro-Male Study Endorsed by Defense Ministers

France, Germany and Italy signal intent to fund project definition of an all-European medium-altitude, long-endurance UAS.

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Mar 15, 2010 - 7:19 AM
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