Unmanned aerial system goes down in Takhar

Posted: 09/19/2010
ISAF Joint Command Afghanistan
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Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
Caveats: FOUO
2010-09-CA-182
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For Immediate Release
Unmanned aerial system goes down in Takhar
KABUL, Afghanistan (Sept. 17) - An International Security Assistance Force unmanned aerial system went down in Takhar province today.
The system was remotely piloted from a ground station and contains no weapons or intelligence data that could be exploited by enemy forces.
The UAS lost altitude due to technical problems.
The system is approximately 2.25 meters long, weighs a little over 150 kilograms, has an approximate wingspan of 3.5 meters and is powered by a 24 kilowatt engine.