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U.S. Air Force developing terrifying swarms of tiny unmanned drones

Posted By admin On February 20, 2013 @ 5:59 am In Featured Stories,Tile | Comments Disabled

That can hover, crawl and even kill targets

MICHAEL ZENNIE
UK Daily Mail [1]
Feb 20, 2013

The U.S. Air Force is developing tiny unmanned drones that will fly in swarms, hover like bees, crawl like spiders and even sneak up on unsuspecting targets and execute them with lethal precision.

The Air Vehicles Directorate, a research arm of the Air Force, has released a computer-animated video outlining the the future capabilities of Micro Air Vehicles (MAVs). The project promises to revolutionize war by down-sizing the combatants.

‘MAVs will become a vital element in the ever-changing war-fighting environment and will help ensure success on the battlefield of the future,’ the narrator intones.

‘Unobtrusive, pervasive, lethal – Micro Air Vehicles, enhancing the capabilities of the future war fighter.’

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