UCAV


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UCAV

abbr.
unmanned combat air vehicle
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Medium- and high-altitude long endurance systems and unmanned combat aerial vehicles, or UCAVs, will dominate the market, he added.
Experimental investigation of the aerodynamic ground effect of a tailless lambdashaped UCAV with wing flaps, Ohio: Air Force Institute of Technology, ADA453970.
The drone gets so close that an autonomous US UCAV's threat-perception algorithm perceives an imminent danger to the F-35.
Liu, "Chaotic artificial bee colony approach to Uninhabited Combat Air Vehicle (UCAV) path planning," Aerospace Science and Technology, vol.
All four were selected to carry out air vehicle work under the navy's previous Unmanned Carrier-Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike (UCLASS) programme; a predecessor effort that sought a stealth UCAV that ultimately got reduced to CBARS.
Have Raider I showed off the UCAV's ability to fly in formation as well as execute a ground-attack mission.
By 1999, few people outside the military recognized the potential of armed, unmanned flying vehicles, or Unmanned Combat Air Vehicles (UCAVs), as they were called.
The SACCON UCAV model has a lambda wing platform with a leading edge sweep angle of 53[degrees], seen in Figure 10.
The path planning problem of UCAV can be modeled as a constrained optimization problem.
According to IRGC Commander Brigadier General Mohammad Ali Jafari, Iran is currently marketing the Shahed 129 UCAV for export to potential international customers.
The UCAV will weigh less than a fighter jet since it will be more of a flying-wing in design,?
The debate over these aircraft and future unmanned combat aerial vehicles (UCAV) is generally one of extremes, much as the one about the value of air warfare more generally for the past century.