Smart Weapons: Top Secret History of Remote Controlled Airborne Weapons

Smart Weapons: Top Secret History of Remote Controlled Airborne Weapons

by Hugh McDaid, David Oliver
     
 

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Chronicles the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) of the past, present, and future. Drawing heavily on official sources, the authors look at developments in the field by NASA, the Department of Defense, and other countries including Israel, Britain, Russia, and China. Specific technologies covered include the HiMAT miniature jet fighter, the X-36, the Dark Star and Global Hawk projects, the Predator, and the unmanned squadrons that flew in the Gulf War. Also discusses activities at the Area 51 test sight in Nevada. Filled with color photographs and drawings. Originally published in 1977 by Orion Media (UK). Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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ISBN-13:
9780760707609
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
01/01/1997
Pages:
208

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