Thursday, December 1, 2011
Texas Sheriff Using ShadowHawk UAS
|The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office will use the ShadowHawk UAS for search and rescue missions and with SWAT team operations. Vanguard|
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) in Conroe, Texas has received an MK-II ShadowHawk unmanned aerial system (UAS) from Vanguard Defense Industries. The UAV will assist the Sheriff’s Office with search and rescue (SAR), emergency management and SWAT team operations. The ShadowHawk, which can be deployed from the back of one of MCSO’s 72 sport utility vehicles, was purchased with a Department of Homeland Security grant.