TITLE

Shift in Service Attitudes

AUTHOR(S)
Biass, Eric H.; Braybrook, Roy
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Armada International;Jun/Jul2006 Supplement, Vol. 30, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the paradigm shift in service attitudes toward drone aircraft which perceive drones to perform usefully across a broad spectrum of missions. Need to develop a system that will allow one drone to autonomously refuel another; Features of an electronic attack drone which could operate closer to the target; Military uses of medium-altitude long endurance drones as required by the U.S. Air Force.
ACCESSION #
21535623

 

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