RQ-7 Shadow goes way up north to Alaska

The RQ-7 Shadow UAV was deployed to Alaska in 2018. It was assigned to the Unmanned Aircraft Systems platoon of D Company of the 6th Brigade Engineer Bataltion of the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team from the 25th Infantry Division. It was hen used at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, in Alaska. Photos a the time show … Continue reading RQ-7 Shadow goes way up north to Alaska

Manned and un-manned teaming for the first time?

A drill by the Combat Aviation Brigade‚Äôs 3rd Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment "became the first Army aviation unit to perform a manned-unmanned teaming tactical exercise using its own Shadow (version 2) drones during an exercise dubbed 'Operation Heavy Shadow' that was performed April 21-23, 2015 in the desert of Fort Bliss." The training used Apache … Continue reading Manned and un-manned teaming for the first time?