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Drone industry thinks ‘drone’ is a dirty word

15.08.2013 18:05

There’s an entire convention happening in Washington, DC this week for those in the drone business, but the unmanned aerial enthusiasts with close ties to the industry are going out of their way to keep the “d-word” from dropping by.

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Brad Mead 21.08.2013 16:30

Drones, a word better used to discribe the idiots who are complicit in what these birds do. No integrity, just money.

 

NSA 16.08.2013 15:55

No matter what they call these drones. While drones are controlled are operated by war crimes to murder people without trial. They will remain a weapon of terror on the world community.

Noam Chomsky opinion on drones is they are terrorist makers.

 

Christopher John Walters 15.08.2013 23:55

If they think Drone is a dirty word what do they think of "Bug splat"?? Thats what civilians are called when they are killed by Hellfire Missiles i kid you not...

 

Chris Nunn 15.08.2013 21:54

Chris Nunn 15.08.2013 21:52

A powered, aerial vehicle that does not carry a human operator, uses aerodynamic forces to provide vehicle lift, CAN FLY AUTONOMOUSLY or be piloted remotely, can be expendable or recoverable, and can carry a lethal or nonlethal payload. Ballistic or semi-ballistic vehicles, cruise missiles, and artillery projectiles are not considered unmanned aerial vehicles. Also called UAV.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.

  


 

Chris Nunn 15.08.2013 21:52

A powered, aerial vehicle that does not carry a human operator, uses aerodynamic forces to provide vehicle lift, can fly autonomously or be piloted remotely, can be expendable or recoverable, and can carry a lethal or nonlethal payload. Ballistic or semiballistic vehicles, cruise missiles, and artillery projectiles are not considered unmanned aerial vehicles. Also called UAV.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.

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