catapult-launched

catapult-launched

adj
(Military) (of aircraft) launched into the air by a device installed in warships
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In the case of Textron, for example, the company is believed to be offering the Army its Aerosonde UAV, an 80-lb., 12-foot wingspan, catapult-launched drone with a range of 75 nautical miles.
This system, known as the battlefield overwatch and strike capability, can be tailored to end-user requirements using technologies such as WB Group's Fly Eye hand-launched intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance UAV, or its Warmate, a catapult-launched drone that can carry three distinct warheads to provide a strike capability.
Some were even converted to be used as catapult-launched convoy escorts.
The Aerosonde is a small catapult-launched midendurance reconnaissance drone with a 10-hour flying time.
It was East Kilbride's best, Tory Defence Secretary Liam Fox, who decided to mothball one of the carriers and retro-fit the deck design to take catapult-launched aircraft.
These Group 2 UAS should have a requirement for short launch and recovery areas; this may include catapult-launched aircraft and parachute/hook/stall and airbag recovery options.
Georgia launched a new strategy from 2008, prioritizing the establishment of "a military industrial complex." Tbilisi has in recent years produced catapult-launched surveillance unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) as well as its first armored personnel carrier, presented at the May 26, 2011 military parade.
In another cost-cutting measure, the Defence Secretary will ask the National Security Council to cancel his Tory predecessor Dr Liam Fox's plans for catapult-launched F35 fighters to be aboard two aircraft carriers currently being built.
Among other options being considered are: downsizing the second carrier to a much cheaper platform for helicopters, marine commandos, and unmanned drones; building both carriers but selling one, perhaps to India; and equipping them with cheaper catapult-launched aircraft.
Although the MXY7-K2 does not display the late model Ohka trade mark of a cruise engine, it is probably the sole remaining catapult-launched and flown artifact of the "third" generation Ohka.