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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 ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UAVs_in_the_U.S._military

As of January 2014, the U.S. military operates a large number of unmanned aerial systems ): ... Their roles have expanded to areas including electronic attack , drone strikes, suppression or destruction of enemy air defense, network node or  ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unmanned_combat_aerial_vehicle

An unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV), also known as a combat drone or simply a drone, ... The modern military drone as known today was the brainchild of John Stuart Foster Jr., a nuclear physicist and former head of the Lawrence ...

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 ...

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.

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.dw.com/en/a-guide-to-military-drones/a-39441185

Jun 30, 2017 ... Every military specialist agrees that Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, or drones, are the future of warfare - but what are the major types of drone and ...

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  ...