• December 20, 2014

UAS are the eye of the battlefield

A RQ-7B Shadow unmanned aerial vehicle launches from a pneumatic catapult on the flight line at Combat Outpost Xio Haq. The UAS operators are tasked with different missions; conducting area surveillance and watching over military convoys on the road. The operators and maintainers of the aircraft are assigned to Company A, 4th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division.

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