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Locally produced unmanned aircraft!

This might be something to keep an eye out for while wandering around the various beaches of Taitung County. It will probably wash ashore somewhere, or at least parts of it will.

Army searches for missing unmanned aircraft
2012/03/07 13:24:24
Taipei, March 7 (CNA) Taiwan’s Army is searching for an unmanned aerial vehicle that went missing off the eastern coast of the country Wednesday morning during a routine training mission, according to the Defense Ministry.

The unmanned aircraft went missing at 7:30 a.m., the ministry said.

The aircraft was locally developed and manufactured by the Taoyuan-based Chung Shan Institute of Science and Technology, the ministry’s main research and development institute, spokesman Maj. Gen. Luo Shou-he said.

The institute is assisting the Army in trying to identify the reason why the aircraft went missing, Luo said.

(By Elaine Hou)

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