TITLE

Drones Turn Nasty

PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
Armada International;Jun/Jul2003, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on effort taken in the U.S. to arm drone aircraft. Examples of remotely piloted air vehicles considered by the U.S. to be armed with military weapons; Analysis of the basic requirements for arming drone aircraft; Military weapons that can be applied to the drone aircraft.
ACCESSION #
10100684

 

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