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Unmanned Aerial System Recovered in Kandahar
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan 2010-08-CA-287 For Immediate Release Download PDF
KABUL, Afghanistan (Aug. 26) - International Security Assistance Force members recovered an unmanned aerial system after it crashed in Kandahar province today.
The aircraft lost engine power during flight and the operator was unable to recover it. The aircraft's camera was not found and according to locals, is believed to have been recovered by insurgents. The camera had no recording capability and was only used to transmit images.
The aircraft is a lightweight, medium-range reconnaissance and surveillance UAV system and contained no weapons or intelligence that can be exploited by enemy forces.