The story stated that a Marine Corps unmanned air vehicle program in which Aurora was competing was cancelled, but the program was actually delayed. The analyst to whom the information was attributed, Basil Papadales, was misquoted. Additionally, the story stated that ducted-fan hovering UAVs had suffered a string of program failures, but did not clearly explain that the performance problems occurred when the vehicles were first developed a decade ago and have since been resolved.
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|Title Annotation:||IN FOCUS: DEFENSE AND TECHNOLOGY NEWS|
|Article Type:||Correction notice|
|Date:||May 1, 2008|
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