Nano-UAVs are ultraportable unmanned aircraft able to fly in cluttered urban spaces and provide vital tactical intelligence to soldiers on foot. Like consumer drones, they can send back high-resolution video from a mile or more away, looking into the next street or building, or over the next ridge. Because they weigh less than 250 grams (9 oz.), nano-UAVs are not considered an aviation hazard and can share airspace without prior approval, according to U.S. and UK regulations. Three ...

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