Unmanned aircraft systems are DoD’s deadly darlings, but how soon will friendly ones penetrate the civil market?

June 2, 2011 by  
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By Jeff Specht, Publisher, Earth Imaging Journal The mere words “Predator armed with Hellfire missiles” are enough to strike fear in the heart of any terrorist seeking refuge in the Afghanistan or Pakistan countryside. Stealthy and surgically precise, the Predator unmanned aircraft system (UAS) with advanced targeting capabilities is among the most feared weapons in [...]