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Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are becoming increasingly important for militaries worldwide. UAVs are expected to perform key roles in current and future forces, thus providing robust demand over the next decade. UAVs are taking on a range of battlefield tasks, and have proven critical to intelligence gathering, targeting, and situational awareness; while armed UAVs are [...]
France is in talks with French group Dassault Aviation to buy medium-altitude, long-endurance (MALE) drones to enter service in 2014, Defence Minister Gerard Longuet said on Thursday. “This acquisition will replace the drone system currently used by the armed forces, pending the entry into service around 2020 of the next generation of machines, developed as [...]
In recent years, unmanned aerial systems have been playing an increasingly important role in military operations worldwide. Many of the sensors used in modern network-enabled operations are mounted on drones, i.e. unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or remotely piloted vehicles (RPVs); in addition, modern armed forces are using them more and more often as effector platforms. [...]