TITLE

Unmanned Ambitions

AUTHOR(S)
Dickerson, Larry
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/24/2011, Vol. 173 Issue 4, p86
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the unmanned aerial system (UAS) industry which is expected to see over 20.2 billion dollars in sales between 2011 and 2021. It mentions the U.S. is cutting back on expenditures but is still looking for the development of new UAS to complement the Reaper and Predator drones. It comments new UAS requirements are for aircraft with a greater persistence than the high-altitude, long-endurance Global Hawk UAS. It talks about the development of unmanned surveillance airships.
ACCESSION #
59293062

Tags: DRONE aircraft;  MILITARY airships;  GLOBAL Hawk (Drone aircraft);  PREDATOR (Drone aircraft);  PUBLIC spending

 

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