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microdrone

(ˈmaɪkrəˌdrəʊn)
n
(Aeronautics) a small remote-controlled unmanned flying object
[C21: micro + drone]
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The system enables users to identify microdrone control signals early on, and locate the drone's operator and disrupt the control link.
Daily In 2011, News Corporation's tablet news site, the , sent a Microdrone MD4-1000 into the skies over Alabama, Missouri and North Dakota to capture dramatic aerial footage of flood damage.
The Microdrone, a remotecontrolled helicoptershaped camera, took flight in Hartlepool as part of Operation Drum.
And the microdrone, a mini remote controlled helicopter worth pounds 30,000, which can transmit live images and weighs less than a bag of sugar, gives a bird's eye view to collect evidence for police to prosecute arsonists.
A pounds 30,000 Microdrone system of miniature helicopters has already been trialled by Merseyside police.
This pounds 25,000 technological weapon, called the Microdrone, is a remote-controlled spy helicopter, the size of a dustbin lid which can record high quality film from more than 350ft away.
The microdrone can film from more than 350ft away and beams back live video footage to operators on the ground.
The latest technology in police surveillance, the Microdrone, is an unmanned, almost silent helicopter that can film from more than 350ft.
Even such a relatively low-tech object as a Braun microdrone - a sort of miniature robot - is described in organic terms.
The R&S ARDRONIS radiomonitoring solution, will allow authorized law enforcement agencies to locate the operator of a remote controlled microdrone and intervene in time.
Known as the Tiger (for Tactical Grenade Extended Range), it came in the form of a hand-launched microdrone carrying two 40 mm grenades.