UAV


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UAV

abbr.
unmanned aerial vehicle

UAV

abbreviation for
(Aeronautics) unmanned aerial vehicle
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Most Vindicators are destroyed in normal operation, but this grinning UAV will be able to spend the rest of his days in the War Museum's LeBreton Gallery.
Protonex will also highlight recent advancements under its UAV power system programs, funded by the Air Force Research Laboratory, and test flights of the power system conducted by the Naval Research Laboratory.
The second organization announced today is the Joint UAV Center of Excellence (COE).
Allen noted that a small, portable UAV with long-endurance capabilities could fulfill a number of surveillance roles including forest fire monitoring, traffic control and search and rescue.
Current UAV operations have achieved mission successes, but some challenges are emerging.
A UAV such as the Global Hawk does not need a pilot because flying it requires no stick and rudder skills.
Fig Newton of the CFEC noted that while the Altair UAV happens to be the UAV selected for the ALIX, the emphasis of the experiment is really on how the information collected from a UAV--or a helicopter, satellite, or some other asset--is shared among commanders on the ground or at headquarters, with allies, and with national agencies like Fisheries & Oceans Canada.
In November 2003, the Coast Guard conducted a demonstration with two General Atomics Predator A systems in King Salmon, Alaska, to evaluate the viability of the HALE/MALE UAV for high-endurance maritime patrol in harsh conditions.
These concerns prompted the Air Force deputy chief of staff for war-fighting integration to seek recommendations from major UAV platform manufacturers on how best to achieve a "plug-and-play architecture" that would allow multiple unmanned aircraft, sensors, mission control and ground stations to work in a common network.
And with a fully adaptive interior, Ford say the UAV will be equally at home on the school run or carrying mountain bikes.
The JOTBS is a full-up, UAV test-bed capability undergoing initial development, fielding, and operation under a partnership between the Program Executive Office for Strike Weapons and Unmanned Aviation (PEO-W) and U.