Army confirms missing UAS found in Colorado

Army confirms missing UAS found in Colorado
Drone missing from Arizona found in Colorado. (Source: Fort Huachuca Public Affairs Office)
Drone missing from Arizona found in Colorado. (Source: Fort Huachuca Public Affairs Office)
Crews with a Shadow RQ-7Bv2 unmanned aircraft system. (Source: Fort Huachuca Public Affairs Office)
Crews with a Shadow RQ-7Bv2 unmanned aircraft system. (Source: Fort Huachuca Public Affairs Office)

FORT HUACHUCA, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The Army has confirmed that an unmanned aircraft system found in Colorado is the one that was lost during a training mission at Fort Huachuca earlier this month.

According to Tanja Linton, a spokeswoman for the fort, the Army is investigating how the UAS ended up in Colorado.

The drone was found by a hiker and was missing a wing, Linton said in a news release.

Base officials say the Shadow unmanned aircraft launched on Tuesday, Jan. 31, disappeared after losing connection with the ground station.

The aircraft was part of a training mission at Fort Huachuca being conducted by the 14th Brigade Engineer Battalion from Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington state.

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