unmanned aerial vehicle

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unmanned aerial vehicle

A powered, aerial vehicle that does not carry a human operator, uses aerodynamic forces to provide vehicle lift, can fly autonomously or be piloted remotely, can be expendable or recoverable, and can carry a lethal or nonlethal payload. Ballistic or semiballistic vehicles, cruise missiles, and artillery projectiles are not considered unmanned aerial vehicles. Also called UAV.
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Caption: Sailors assigned to the "Wildcards" of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 23 prepare to move an MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned air vehicle to the hangar bay aboard littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4).
Selex Galileo is at Paris to unveil the enhanced version of its Falco tactical unmanned air vehicle, along with a new electronic support measures payload.
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Staff sergeant Tommy Booth, who works as a UAV pilot in the theatre unmanned air vehicle battery in Helmand Province, will be part of a team which will spend 24 hours pulling the replica aircraft around the main camp.
Thales UK had successfully tested the automatic take-off and landing system for the Watchkeeper unmanned air vehicle programme.
The systems will be used in the German Euro Hawk programme to develop a high-altitude long-endurance unmanned air vehicle system based on Northrop Grumman's Global Hawk.
The Polish Air Force Institute of Technology has unveiled a prototype ship-launched tactical unmanned air vehicle with the Polish navy and border.
The Jindivik, an Aboriginal term meaning 'The Hunted One' UAV (Unmanned Air Vehicle), made its first UK flight April 1960 and its 7000th in early 1999.
Their project is being guardedly referred to as a semi-autonomous unmanned air vehicle designed for flight reconnaissance in underground mines or any subterranean environment.
Oregon Iron Works Inc., Clackamas, OR, is being awarded a $25,000,000 not-to-exceed, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for a Phase III Small Business Innovative Research program contract for Topic N04-044 entitled "Airdroppable High Speed, Low Signature Craft." Contract provides for services and materials for engineering tasks, including research and development, prototype and testing of the SeaScout Unmanned Air Vehicle. This contract was competitively procured using SBIR Program Solicitation and 25 offers were received.
With increased DoD emphasis on the development of unmanned air vehicle and unmanned combat air vehicle weapon systems, the propulsion requirements contained in JSSG-2007A can be tailored for high-value UAVs (such as Global Hawk) and UCAVs.

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