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  • IDEX 2007: Adcom unveils MALE demonstrator

    News | 26 Feb 2007 12:00 | Peter La Franchi

    <P><A href="" target=_blank>Abu Dhabi-based Adcom Military Industries </A>has unveiled a new pusher configuration tactical unmanned air vehicle, which is being used as a risk-reduction platform for the firm¹s ongoing development of a medium-altitude, long-endurance (MALE) system.<BR><BR>Adcom also confirms that it last year flew a coaxial rotor vertical take-off and landing UAV demonstrator, but is now working on a revised design based on a traditional helicopter configuration which will be unveiled by the company during the Dubai air show in November.<BR><BR>The new Yabhon RX-6 tactical UAV is the first fixed-wing configuration from Adcom to shift away from the firm¹s traditional canard and blended-wing body designs. The UAV has a 6m (19.7ft) span with a horizontal stabiliser linking twin tail booms. Adcom chairman Ali Al Dhaheri says the shift to the new configuration is intended to facilitate