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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Northrop Grumman's Transformational Fire Scout Vertical Takeoff and Landing Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, or simply Fire Scout, is designed to provide situation awareness and precision targeting. The MQ-8B Fire Scout has the ability to autonomously take off and land on warships and landing zones. The unmanned helicopter flies at 20,000 feet.
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