pilotless aircraft


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Noun1.pilotless aircraft - an aircraft without a pilot that is operated by remote control
heavier-than-air craft - a non-buoyant aircraft that requires a source of power to hold it aloft and to propel it
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| WASHINGTON, June 12 (KUNA) -- A pilotless aircraft, also known as the drone, has crashed during a maintenance flight outside Washington, the US Navy said.
The IRGC Public Relations Department said in the statement that the Israeli pilotless aircraft was a radar-evading, stealth drone with the mission to spy on Iran's Natanz nuclear enrichment plant.
Having no clear information about the identities of the dead, the officials said the pilotless aircraft targeted a hideout of militants.
Lahore city, US pilotless aircraft fired six missiles at a gathering of
The pilotless aircraft targeted a house in Dara Neshtar area of Shawal sub-district, 150 kilometres west of Miranshah, the main town in the region, government official Mohammad Akbar told Pajhwok Afghan News.
General Salami said earlier that the IRGC has developed a drone technology which has empowered its radar-evading pilotless aircraft to fly 3,000km nonstop for reconnaissance and combat missions.
But local TV channels reported that the pilotless aircraft struck mosque, killing nine worshippers who were leaving after offering Fajr (early morning) prayers.
IRGC Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Brigadier General Hossein Salami said earlier that the IRGC has developed a drone technology which has empowered its radar-evading pilotless aircraft to fly 3,000km nonstop for reconnaissance and combat missions.
A government official confirmed with Pajhwok Afghan News, in condition of anonymity, that the US pilotless aircraft targetted an insurgent's vehicle in Barmal, on the outskirts of Wana, South Waziristan's capital.
In a similar incident on July 5, the Yemeni army's surface-to-air missiles downed a Saudi pilotless aircraft in the province of Dhamar.
KABUL (PAN): A pilotless aircraft of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) has crashed in southern Afghanistan due to a technical failure, the alliance said on Saturday.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Brigadier General Hossein Salami announced that the IRGC has developed a drone technology which has empowered its radar-evading pilotless aircraft to fly 3,000km nonstop for reconnaissance and combat missions.