remotely piloted vehicle

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remotely piloted vehicle

An unmanned vehicle capable of being controlled from a distant location through a communication link. It is normally designed to be recoverable. See also drone.
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Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) may be broadly divided into four categories - tactical reconnaissance (TUAVs), strategic reconnaissance (SUAVs), target drones and uninhabited combat aerial vehicles (UCAVs).