Nations and Technology Getting Bolder

Biass, Eric H.; Braybrook, Roy
June 2011
Armada International;Jun/Jul2011 Suppleme, Vol. 35, p1
The article reports on drone developments around the world, and looks at some technologies that contribute to the continued progress of unmanned aircraft as of June 2, 2011. It examines the global spending on drones which is expected to increase in the coming years from 5.9 billion U.S. dollars to 11.3 billion U.S. dollars. It highlights advances in technologies, materials and low Reynolds Number aerodynamics in miniaturised drones. It discusses the growth of the drone industry in the U.S., Israel, China and other Asian nations.


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