US will provide Pakistan with 'Raven' drone aircraft

By REUTERS
April 21, 2011 23:04

 
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ISLAMABAD - The United States will provide Pakistan with 85 small "Raven" drone aircraft, a US military official told Reuters on Thursday, a key step to meeting Islamabad's calls for access to US drone technology.

The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, declined to disclose the cost or model of the non-lethal, short-range aircraft, which are manufactured by the US-based AeroVironment Inc (AVAV.O).

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