USAF Aerial Target Drones • BQM-167A Prep & Launch

Prep and launch of BQM-167A aerial targets, a sub-scale aerial target system designed and manufactured by Composite Engineering for the U.S. Air Force. The system can be deployed to provide target drones for the test and evaluation of new air-to-air weapons systems of the USAF and the US Department of Defense. BQM-167A targets are operated and maintained by the 82nd Aerial Targets Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base in Florida. Filmed on July 13, 2016.

Film Credits: MSgt Burt Traynor

10 Comments

  1. antikoerper256 on October 21, 2020 at 1:06 pm

    shoutoout to V1 and the german ww2 scientists

  2. chan issac on October 21, 2020 at 1:09 pm

    they look beautiful but it’s also sad to know they are born to get fucked haha.

  3. Emile Tannous on October 21, 2020 at 1:12 pm

    NEATO

  4. Robert Sigman on October 21, 2020 at 1:26 pm

    I was in the 4756 Drone Sqd at Tyndal AFB in 1964-66 and this launch site reminds me of the one at Tyndall. We used the Ryan Firebee II in those days. Very exciting time for me working in the drone sqd then.

  5. S F on October 21, 2020 at 1:27 pm

    El mismo sistema de propulsión copiado de las V-1 y de Von Braun

  6. RhinoCharger on October 21, 2020 at 1:34 pm

    How many $?

  7. Claudio Santos on October 21, 2020 at 1:38 pm

    Este drone a jato um caça com 2 pilotos um no comando do caça e outro no drone guiando quando chegar perto da radiação do radar o caça da volta e o segundo piloto guia ate a destruição ele abaixa o drone a um nivel do solo e vai controlando os obstaculos fugindo do radar ate o final e destruir o radar ou defesas aereas Como os misseis serao hipersonico entao os drones a jato tem que propulsao hipersonico tambem

  8. Robert Brockway on October 21, 2020 at 1:49 pm

    NEAT

  9. TheBudny on October 21, 2020 at 1:54 pm

    Cool job.

  10. Frank Conrad on October 21, 2020 at 2:01 pm

    So cool!!!

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