UAVs remain the most dynamic segment of the aerospace market. They stole the limelight from more established technologies at the 2003 Paris air show. Nevertheless, they are still a relatively small segment of the aerospace market, about $1.25 billion in research and production funding in 2003. What attracts so much attention is the potential for a major expansion. UAV DEVELOPMENT IN THE U.S. A recent study of the worldwide UAV market concluded that U.S. spending on UAVs amounted to ...


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