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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unmanned_aerial_vehicle

An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), commonly known as a drone, is an aircraft without a human ... Civilian UAVs now vastly outnumber military UAVs, with estimates of over a million sold by 2015, so they can be seen as an early commercial ...

www.bbc.com/news/world-south-asia-10713898

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).

www.military.com/equipment/drones

Drones. rq-2a-pioneer-002 RQ-2A Pioneer; qf-4-aerial-target-003 QF-4 Aerial Target; r-mq-8-fire-scout_002 R/MQ-8 Fire Scout; rq-4-global-hawk_006 ...

abcnews.go.com/topics/news/science/military-drones.htm

Browse, search and watch Military Drones videos and more at abcnews.com.

www.fcnl.org/updates/understanding-drones-43

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  ...

mydronelab.com/blog/types-of-military-drones.html

A brief history of the use of drones in military operations explained. Review of the types of military drones. Classification based on functions and on autonomy of ...

www.thebalance.com/military-and-civilian-drone-use-4121099

Jan 10, 2017 ... Essential Facts About Military and Civilian Drone Use, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, and Unmanned Aerial Systems.

understandingempire.wordpress.com/2-0-a-brief-history-of-u-s-drones

The MQ-1 Predator is perhaps the most well-known of all military drones used today. It has a wingspan of 55 feet, a length of 27 feet, and can reach speeds of up ...

science.howstuffworks.com/drone-strikes.htm

Drone strikes are often planned for specific targets, but the reality of a stirke isn't so exact. Learn how drone strikes work.

drones.procon.org

Drones kill fewer civilians, as a percentage of total fatalities, than any other military weapon. The traditional weapons of war - bombs, shells, mines, mortars ...