Dawn of the unmanned era

Lopez, Ramon
July 2004
Military & Aerospace Electronics;Jul2004 Supp, Vol. 15, p14
Focuses on the emergence of unmanned vehicles as a significant tool for military defense in the U.S. Appropriations for unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) spending in 2004; Plans of the Armed Forces to acquire revolutionary unmanned ground vehicles; Total number of UAV deployed in the war field as of 2004.


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