The Drone Series: Expanding Horizons for Drone Technology

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EXPERT PERSPECTIVE: Superlatives have been piling up about a weapon of war that’s been around for decades, but has taken on new prominence across the battlefields in Ukraine. Perhaps The New York Times put it best in an editorial that said, “All wars have their iconic weapons, from the AK-47 to the IED. In Ukraine, it’s the drone.

Since Russia launched its invasion of Ukraine in late February, a remarkable range of drones have entered the battlespace, from small, unsophisticated models available to anyone on the open market, to far more complex technologies, well suited to demanding military missions.

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