Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: Applications in Civilian and Defence Sectors

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In recent years, unmanned aerial systems (UAS) have played increasingly significant roles in multiple varied combat theatres. Irregular warfare operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, combined with a growing need to limit operational risks, have made equipment like unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) indispensible for effective military operations. The Chairman of the United States Joint Chiefs of Staff, Admiral Mike Mullen, made a pointed request for more reconnaissance, surveillance and intell...
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