Shadow tops UAV crash list

89 Shadow unmanned aerial systems have crashed while performing missions in Iraq since 2004, according to classified documents posted on Wikileaks.org.

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News: Far from extinct: the future of Tiger

Tiger Armed Reconnaissance Helicopters land at RAAF Learmonth after conducting security operations during an Exercise Northern Shield scenario. Credit: Defence

On the surface, one of the surprises delivered by the recent Defence Integrated Investment Program (DIIP) was the plan to replace Army’s Tiger Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter (ARH) from the middle of the next decade.