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RQ-7 Shadow

Definition/Scope: The RQ-7 Shadow unmanned aircraft system is currently being used by the US Army and Marine Corps. It is launched from a rail system and recovered with a system of arresting hook and wire gear. It has a gimbaled-mounted, digitally-stabilized, liquid nitrogen-cooled electro-optical/infrared camera that relays video in real time. It has been known as the Shadow 200 UAS. The RQ-7 Shadow replaced the RQ-6 Outrider and the RQ-5 Hunter.

Used For:

Protection WFF



Broader Terms:

fixed-site security
perimeter security
Tier II (UAV)
Unmanned Aircraft System (by name)

Narrower Terms:

situational awareness

Related Terms:

Battle Damage Assessment
Bell Eagle Eye
CQ-10 Snowgoose
Global Hawk
Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance
M/RQ-1 Predator
MQ-1 Predator
MQ-1C Sky Warrior
MQ-8B Fire Scout
MQ-9 Reaper
Naval Air Systems Command
RQ-11 Raven
RQ-4 Global Hawk
RQ-5 Hunter
RQ-7A Shadow
RQ-7B Shadow
search and rescue

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