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France receives last NX70 micro UAVs

07 October 2019
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The Direction Générale de l'Armement (DGA), the French defence procurement agency, announced on its website on 30 September that it received the last of 27 NX70 micro unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) systems from Novadem during the summer.

The agency said over 50 systems had been delivered to French ground forces after they were evaluated by the army's technical section. A system consists of two UAVs and a ground control station.

The DGA ordered the systems at the end of 2018 after they were requested by the French Army general staff in October under an urgent operational requirement for micro UAVs for French troops on overseas missions.

The DGA has received the last of 27 NX70 micro UAV systems it ordered from Novadem at the end of 2018. (MBDA via DGA)The DGA has received the last of 27 NX70 micro UAV systems it ordered from Novadem at the end of 2018. (MBDA via DGA)

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