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March 20, 2022

Steadicopter Unveils Armed Black Eagle

Just Like the Standard Version - But With a Grenade Launcher

Smart Shooter's SMASH system, unveiled last January, has found a new home in Steadicopter's Golden Eagle UAV. The Eagle has seen a proliferation of different subtypes, from pure electric to hybrid gas systems. This version combines the Black Eagle 50E RUAS with the SMASH Dragon system, allowing the carriage of small arms anywhere from the average rifle up to a 40mm grenade launcher.

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Coast Guard Rescues Injured Fisher

MH-65 Dolphin Makes a Speedy Cannonball Run to Save Patient Amid Rough Weather

A Coast Guard MH-65 deployed aboard the CG Cutter Alex Haley recovered an injured sailor from a fish processing vessel almost 100 miles off the coast of Dutch Harbor, Alaska. The 17th District watch station announced the successful recovery, describing the operation that followed a medical evacuation request from America's Finest, a 262-foot fishing vessel. A crew member had sustained serious injuries to his foot 20 miles west of St. George Island, and time was of the essence.

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