Drone innovations started in the early 1900s and originally focussed on providing
practice targets for training military personnel. UAV development continued ...
What are drones used for and how are they controlled? To the military, they are
UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) or RPAS (Remotely Piloted Aerial Systems).
Military drone manufacturers are looking for civilian uses for remote sensing
drones to expand their markets and this includes the use of drones for domestic ...
Definition: (DOD) A land, sea, or air vehicle that is remotely or automatically controlled.
See also remotely piloted vehicle; unmanned aerial vehicle. More »
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Drones are quickly becoming one of the U.S. military's primary weapons as the
U.S. counterterrorism shifts from engaging in traditional, specified armed conflicts
Drones kill fewer civilians, as a percentage of total fatalities, than any other
military weapon. The traditional weapons of war - bombs, shells, mines, mortars ...
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama ordered a barrage of CIA drone
strikes in Yemen in 2013 that killed the al-Qaida operatives behind the most
Jun 2, 2015 ... On Earth, drones are often used for military purposes because they don't put a
pilot's life at risk in combat zones. Also, drones don't require rest, ...