Harfang


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Har´fang

    (här´făng)
n.1.(Zool.) The snowy owl.
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MONTREAL, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonatest NDE and Harfang Microtechniques are pleased to announce their acquisition agreement, which became effective as of 1st April 2005.
Italy began to operate in a similar manner in November 2009, but the French Harfang, as many others now, use satcoms, although the availability of channels on commercial satellite platforms is drying up.
At Harfang, Jill attempts to defend the three travelers from their missing of the words "UNDER ME": "could it have come there since last night?
The French Air Force operates the Heron under the designation Harfang (a species of owl), although the programme was hitherto known as the Sidm (Systeme Interimaire de Drones Male), with Eads as prime contractor.
Airbus Defence and Space has been developing UAS for over 30 years for a wide range of civil and military applications, from the heavier Euro Hawk HALE and the Harfang MALE to the Tracker, DVF 2000 and Copter 4 mini-UAS, all the way up to the Atlante and TANAN tactical UAS and the Zephyr high-altitude pseudo-satellite.
The so-called "Gentle Giants" of Harfang do not err by sending out hunting parties or roasting their catches.
The French air force had already deployed a European-made Harfang drone to Mali, with the country now wishing to acquire more modern models quickly, although any purchase of the US Reapers directly from the manufacturer (as was done with Harfang) is expected to delay delivery by seven months.
It then briefly presents the four French weapons systems employed in Libya: the Rafale aircraft, the Armement Air-Sol Modulaire (AASM) precision-guided munition (PGM), the Systeme de croisiere conventionnel autonome a longue portee (SCALP) air-launched cruise missile, and the Harfang remotely piloted / autonomous vehicle.
French military leaders say they are considering purchasing medium altitude long-endurance UAV assets to add to their small fleet of EADS Harfang MALE UAVs rather than pursuing a development program.
MONTREAL, Canada, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonatest NDE and Harfang Microtechniques are pleased to announce their acquisition agreement, which became effective as of 1st April 2005.
She directs them to the "gentle giants," as she calls them, of Harfang, who may be able to tell them where to find it.