Spartan Brigade demonstrates UAS capabilities, partner with the Arctic Wolves Brigade for FTX

By Staff Sgt. Jeffrey SmithJanuary 31, 2014

An RQ7 "Shadow" Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) operated by Paratroopers with Bravo Company, 425th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, flies off its launcher Jan. 30, 2014, at Forward Operating Base Sparta at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The UAS has the capability to cover vast distances of territory and can stay aloft for several hours at a time, all the while sending real-time, important battlefield information back to commanders. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Smith/Released)
1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – An RQ7 "Shadow" Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) operated by Paratroopers with Bravo Company, 425th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, flies off its launcher Jan. 30, 2014, at Forward Operating Base Sparta at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The UAS has the capability to cover vast distances of territory and can stay aloft for several hours at a time, all the while sending real-time, important battlefield information back to commanders. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Smith/Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Smith) VIEW ORIGINAL