21 Oct '15, 7am

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Land, air, sea, space or cyberspace the #ArmyTeam is on point, prepared for whatever comes our way.

FORT HOOD, Texas (Aug. 21, 2015) -- Selected units received an upgrade to their Raven unmanned aerial systems during an initiative here last week. The upgrade, dubbed the Raven Gimbal, is a new payload for the Raven R-11B Small Unmanned Aircraft System - a small, hand-launched reconnaissance and surveillance tool. "The Gimbal system replaces the old, fixed camera, where the operator had to move the bird around to see different directions," said Spc. Gilbert Reyna, a San Antonio-native and cavalry scout with Comanche Troop, 6th Squadron "Saber," 9th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division. "With the new payload, you can now simply rotate the camera 360 degrees in a matter of seconds." The Raven transmits live, airborne video images, compass headings, and location information to a ground control station, laptop, and remote video terminal, enab...

Full article: http://www.army.mil/article/154309

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