The catapult launcher and Scan Eagle prepare to go into battle
The view via SAR - man-made objects clearly stand out
That spec in the sky 16,000 ft away can now tell a lot about you
March 18, 2008 The ScanEagle UAV has proven a revelation in Iraq and Afghanistan, offering another key informational input on the battlefield to help soldiers under fire make better decisions. The bad news for enemies of the United States is that the miniature UAV can now carry Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) which can pick out man made objects not readily visible to IR or EO cameras.
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