RFA Cardigan Bay and Scan Eagle RPAS

ScanEagle Launch and Recovery

A handful of images from RFA Cardigan Bay in the Middle East and the Scan Eagle Remotely Piloted Air System (RPAS)

ROYAL FLEET AUXILLARY SHIP CARDIGAN BAY CONDUCTS SCAN EAGLE UAV RECOVERY
ROYAL FLEET AUXILLARY SHIP CARDIGAN BAY CONDUCTS SCAN EAGLE UAV RECOVERY
ROYAL FLEET AUXILLARY SHIP CARDIGAN BAY CONDUCTS SCAN EAGLE UAV RECOVERY
ROYAL FLEET AUXILLARY SHIP CARDIGAN BAY CONDUCTS SCAN EAGLE UAV RECOVERY
The Royal Navy is holding its first ‘robot wars’, inviting firms at the cutting-edge of science to demonstrate unmanned aircraft, boats and submarines.
The Royal Navy is holding its first ‘robot wars’, inviting firms at the cutting-edge of science to demonstrate unmanned aircraft, boats and submarines.
ROYAL FLEET AUXILLARY SHIP CARDIGAN BAY CONDUCTS SCAN EAGLE UAV GROUND RUN
ROYAL FLEET AUXILLARY SHIP CARDIGAN BAY CONDUCTS SCAN EAGLE UAV GROUND RUN
ROYAL FLEET AUXILLARY SHIP CARDIGAN BAY CONDUCTS SCAN EAGLE UAV TRIALS
ROYAL FLEET AUXILLARY SHIP CARDIGAN BAY CONDUCTS SCAN EAGLE UAV TRIALS
ROYAL FLEET AUXILLARY SHIP CARDIGAN BAY CONDUCTS SCAN EAGLE UAV TRIALS Whilst operating in the Gulf Region, RFA Cardigan Bay has taken an opportunity to test out her latest piece of kit on board - a Scan Eagle Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV). On the 21 January 2014, members of RFA Cardigan Bay's crew and specialist technicians embarked for the few days at sea trialled the relatively new piece of equipment currently in the Fleet. This involved a launch in the morning followed by a recovery in the late afternoon. Pictured: A Scan Eagle UAV is launched from an air powered catapult from RFA Cardigan Bay during trials. Picture: LA(Phot) Dan Rosenbaum RFA Cardigan Bay Consent forms signed and held at FRPU(E), HMS Excellent, Portsmouth
ROYAL FLEET AUXILLARY SHIP CARDIGAN BAY CONDUCTS SCAN EAGLE UAV TRIALS
Whilst operating in the Gulf Region, RFA Cardigan Bay has taken an opportunity to test out her latest piece of kit on board – a Scan Eagle Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV). On the 21 January 2014, members of RFA Cardigan Bay’s crew and specialist technicians embarked for the few days at sea trialled the relatively new piece of equipment currently in the Fleet. This involved a launch in the morning followed by a recovery in the late afternoon.
Pictured: A Scan Eagle UAV is launched from an air powered catapult from RFA Cardigan Bay during trials.
ROYAL FLEET AUXILLARY SHIP CARDIGAN BAY CONDUCTS SCAN EAGLE UAV TRIALS
ROYAL FLEET AUXILLARY SHIP CARDIGAN BAY CONDUCTS SCAN EAGLE UAV TRIALS
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