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    Apr 19, 2014

    The Portuguese Navy Failed Very Hard At Launching A Drone

    This is not how to do drones.

    The Portuguese Navy tried to launch an experimental drone in a ceremony at Lisbon Naval Base on Wednesday. It... didn't quite work out.

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    Flawless.

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    Defence Minister José Pedro Aguiar-Branco, who was at the drone's launch ceremony, commented that it showed why it was "necessary to invest a lot in training".

    Let's look at that from another angle.

    Man dressed as a ninja throws plane in harbour. Textbook.

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    In fairness, as the video shows, the UAV did eventually take flight on a second attempt.

    Well done everybody.

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