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Old February 28th, 2017   #16
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UAV swarm technology will likely be a new tool for terrorists according to this article. Companies developing anti-UAV kit should do very well in the years to come as will companies developing new UAVs.

Counter-Terror Chief: Expect Terrorist Drone Swarms 'Soon' - Defense One
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hmmm twilight zone.....

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op-ed on Harris and developments around an integrated network infrastructure for beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) UAS ops

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This drone is an real life saver. Rid the planet of landmines in 10 years? Optimistic perhaps but dream big.

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this is an oddball insert

I've included it as the vehicle was designed as a UAV launch truck for UAS based deliveries (eg pizzas, fleabay etc...)

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Ford's got to flog it's auto business I guess. Tying a drone to a launch vehicle that will have to contend with traffic gridlock seems counter-intuitive.
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Ford's got to flog it's auto business I guess. Tying a drone to a launch vehicle that will have to contend with traffic gridlock seems counter-intuitive.
the body shape makes it easy to fit inside a shipping container
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not going to win too many aesthetic design awards



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UAV swarm technology will likely be a new tool for terrorists according to this article. Companies developing anti-UAV kit should do very well in the years to come as will companies developing new UAVs.

Counter-Terror Chief: Expect Terrorist Drone Swarms 'Soon' - Defense One
You mean they can fly over a 30-ft. wall that's gonna cost billions? Who knew sealing the border could be so complicated?
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