Paratroopers launch packable drone

By U.S. Army Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod June 29, 2012

120625-A-3108M-001  GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan - U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Dylan Ferguson, an AH-64 Apache pilot currently serving as a brigade aviation element officer with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, unpacks a Puma unmanned aerial vehicle June 25, 2012, in southern Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. Ferguson uses the Puma for reconnaissance. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod, Task Force 1-82 PAO)
1 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – 120625-A-3108M-001 GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan - U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Dylan Ferguson, an AH-64 Apache pilot currently serving as a brigade aviation element officer with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, unpacks a Puma unmanned aerial vehicle June 25, 2012, in southern Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. Ferguson uses the Puma for reconnaissance. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod, Task Force 1-82 PAO) (Photo Credit: U.S. Army Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod ) VIEW ORIGINAL
120625-A-3108M-002  GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan - U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Dylan Ferguson, a brigade aviation element officer with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, assembles a Puma unmanned aerial vehicle June 25, 2012, Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. Ferguson uses the Puma for reconnaissance to support troops on the ground. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod, Task Force 1-82 PAO)
2 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – 120625-A-3108M-002 GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan - U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Dylan Ferguson, a brigade aviation element officer with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, assembles a Puma unmanned aerial vehicle June 25, 2012, Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. Ferguson uses the Puma for reconnaissance to support troops on the ground. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod, Task Force 1-82 PAO) (Photo Credit: U.S. Army Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod ) VIEW ORIGINAL
120625-A-3108M-003  GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan - U.S. Army Spc. Eric Cray, an aviation operations specialist with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, assembles the wings of a Puma unmanned aerial vehicle June 25, 2012, Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. The Puma is used for reconnaissance for troops on the ground. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod, Task Force 1-82 PAO)
3 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – 120625-A-3108M-003 GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan - U.S. Army Spc. Eric Cray, an aviation operations specialist with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, assembles the wings of a Puma unmanned aerial vehicle June 25, 2012, Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. The Puma is used for reconnaissance for troops on the ground. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod, Task Force 1-82 PAO) (Photo Credit: U.S. Army Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod ) VIEW ORIGINAL
120625-A-3108M-004  GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan - U.S. Army Spc. Eric Cray, an aviation operations specialist with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, attaches the wings of a Puma unmanned aerial vehicle to its fuselage June 25, 2012, Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. The Puma is used for reconnaissance for troops on the ground. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod, Task Force 1-82 PAO)
4 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – 120625-A-3108M-004 GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan - U.S. Army Spc. Eric Cray, an aviation operations specialist with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, attaches the wings of a Puma unmanned aerial vehicle to its fuselage June 25, 2012, Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. The Puma is used for reconnaissance for troops on the ground. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod, Task Force 1-82 PAO) (Photo Credit: U.S. Army Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod ) VIEW ORIGINAL
120625-A-3108M-005  GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan - U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Dylan Ferguson, a brigade aviation element officer with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, launches a Puma unmanned aerial vehicle June 25, 2012, Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. Ferguson uses the Puma for reconnaissance for troops on the ground. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod, Task Force 1-82 PAO)
5 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – 120625-A-3108M-005 GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan - U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Dylan Ferguson, a brigade aviation element officer with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, launches a Puma unmanned aerial vehicle June 25, 2012, Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. Ferguson uses the Puma for reconnaissance for troops on the ground. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod, Task Force 1-82 PAO) (Photo Credit: U.S. Army Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod ) VIEW ORIGINAL
120625-A-3108M-006  GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan - U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Dylan Ferguson, a brigade aviation element officer with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, launches a Puma unmanned aerial vehicle June 25, 2012, Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. Ferguson uses the Puma for reconnaissance for troops on the ground. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod, Task Force 1-82 PAO)
6 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – 120625-A-3108M-006 GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan - U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Dylan Ferguson, a brigade aviation element officer with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, launches a Puma unmanned aerial vehicle June 25, 2012, Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. Ferguson uses the Puma for reconnaissance for troops on the ground. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod, Task Force 1-82 PAO) (Photo Credit: U.S. Army Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod ) VIEW ORIGINAL
120625-A-3108M-007  GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan - U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Dylan Ferguson, a brigade aviation element officer with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, launches a Puma unmanned aerial vehicle June 25, 2012, Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. Ferguson uses the Puma for reconnaissance for troops on the ground. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod, Task Force 1-82 PAO)
7 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – 120625-A-3108M-007 GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan - U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Dylan Ferguson, a brigade aviation element officer with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, launches a Puma unmanned aerial vehicle June 25, 2012, Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. Ferguson uses the Puma for reconnaissance for troops on the ground. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod, Task Force 1-82 PAO) (Photo Credit: U.S. Army Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod) VIEW ORIGINAL