catapult-launched

catapult-launched

adj
(Military) (of aircraft) launched into the air by a device installed in warships
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The Stingray, which is the Navy's first operational carrier-based, catapult-launched drone system, will provide long-endurance intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance and refueling capability for carrier air wings.
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.
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.
Selex Galileo's Falco unmanned air vehicle completed a pneumatic catapult-launched test flight and landing on 11 December 2008 at the Cheshnegirovo air base in Bulgaria.
On 3 July, the battleship Colorado (BB 45) and her three catapult-launched O3U-3 Corsair floatplanes left Pearl Harbor for Howland.
Downscale, the T-20 from Arcturus completed a search-and-rescue test mission over Admiralty Bay on 10 October 2010, the catapult-launched aircraft autonomously flew a search pattern at an altitude of 2000 feet to simulate the search for a missing ship.