US Marine Corps Shifts Money from Shadow to Finance Blackjack Engine Upgrade

The US Marine Corps (USMC) has requested that the US Congress allow it to shift USD18.75 million from its RQ-7B Shadow unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to its RQ-21 Blackjack UAV programme in order to extend the latter’s range. “Force rebalancing and the Marine Corps focus on shipboard operations have prioritised the need to accelerate amphibious […]

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