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A Brief History of Early Unmanned Aircraft

@inproceedings{Keane2013ABH,
  title={A Brief History of Early Unmanned Aircraft},
  author={John F. Keane and Stephen Scott Carr},
  year={2013}
}
urrent developments in unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) trace their beginnings to World War I. Efforts during the Interwar Period, World War II, and afterward ultimately led to the development of cruise missiles such as Harpoon and Tomahawk, aerial targets, and the current family of UAVs. UAVs have the ability to transmit to the battlefield commander real-time intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance information from hostile areas. They can also act as communication relays, designate… 
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