Tests by the US special forces of a radical, new-technology robot helicopter equipped with a radar intended to penetrate jungle canopies from above, have been terminated after a trials aircraft crashed in Belize. The A160T unmanned helicopter equipped with FORESTER radar. Credit: Boeing If the imperial stormtroopers had had …
Just Kill It!
Since when did Nike start building BlackOps kit?
This is why..
...if you spend millions on experimental hardware - you build 2 of them.
Or possibly at least six
since this would appear to be the latest in a line of prangs. It would be interesting to know how many of these prototypes/test craft they have flying if they've managed to crash six but are going to carry on with the program.
Are they wonder if Boeing ...
gives a warranty that these things will fly or whether these crashes will simply lead to further orders.
Imagine this aircraft's vulnerability if it was operating in a theatre of war! I guess helicopters are a little more complex to fly than six when it roams are in Pakistan.
Say that again?
90 per cent of the objectives of the Belize trials had been met
But the sadly the 10% of objectives left unmet included the ability to remain airborne.
10% of objectives would be....
the ability to land without breaking!
Paris because she always knows what to do on landing.
This raises the philosophical question...
... If a US Special Ops stealthy whirlybird crashes in the forest, and there's nobody left alive to hear it, does it make sound?
Best subtitle yet
"Jungle man-sniff radar spybird totalled in prang" - wizard!
I just wonder if I can work it into a conversation.
This is just a chopper for....
....the rich into dogging!
Since when have the Americans owned Belize? Somebody tell Lord Ashcroft!
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