Military Drones Present And Future: Visual TourThe Pentagon's growing fleet of unmanned aerial vehicles ranges from hand-launched machines to the Air Force's experimental X-37B space plane.
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Aurora Flight Science's Orion is designed for high-altitude, long-duration surveillance, or what military officials call "persistent" intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR). It's able to fly for five days with a half-ton payload at 20,000 feet.
Image credit: Aurora Flight Sciences
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