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HALE UAV Test Case-Lockheed Martin TRX

This test case is based on the HALE Unmanned Air Vehicle Systems 881C structure, weight distributions, and manufacturing complexities. All hardware objects are scaled to the weight of the TR-X. No changes are made to the software objects of the template. This example uses schedule dates of the TR-X program. No attempt has been made to simulate the TR-X design heritage or quantities of spares, prototypes, and production units. Therefore, this example should be viewed as an illustration of how the HALE unmanned air vehicle systems template can be used to produce a rough cost estimate of a known UAV program.