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101 Remotely Piloted Vehicles.

The 101 RPV battery at 't Harde, the Netherlands, is part of the Royal Netherlands Army. It is the only Army unit that has their own airplanes.

The airplane, called the Sperwer, is an Unmanned Air Vehicle, produced by SAGEM. It's controlled by a Ground Control Station which can control two Sperwers at once in a range of 90 km. The main tasks of the Sperwer are reconnaisaince, target-tracking and battle damage assessment. This Unmanned Air Vehicle has a winglength of 4 meters and can fly for up to 4 hours. It uses a catapult for take-off and a parachute for landing.

SAGEM Sperwer

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