Dassault’s nEUROn Makes Its Maiden Flight Stealth Technology UAS Demonstrator To Undergo Testing Until 2014

With a length of 30 feet, a wingspan of 41 feet and an empty weight of 5 tons, the aircraft is powered by a Rolls-Royce Turbomeca “Adour” engine.

The nEUROn will continue to undergo testing in France until 2014, at which time it will be sent to Vidsel in Sweden for a series of operational trials. It will then go to the Perdadesfogu range (Italy) for further tests, in particular firing and stealth measurements.

The aircraft is similar in size and configuration to the X-47B developed by Northrop Grumman and currently being tested for aircraft carrier operations by the U.S. Navy.

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