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Pocket-sized drone changing the way the military operates

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  1. CAC

    CAC Ace of Spades

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    Tiny spy device is the future of war

    This looks way cool...can see many situations this would be valuable...
    This could be useful in civilian situations...rescue for example. Could also be a reporting tool...three camera angles of anchor etc etc...and possibly good for sport.
     
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    TD-Tommy776 Man of Constant Sorrow

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    Is that a drone in your pocket, or are you just spying on me? :cool:
     
  3. CAC

    CAC Ace of Spades

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    Yeah, how long before we see them outside our window?
     
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    Sci Fi + xTime = Rality?

     
  5. CAC

    CAC Ace of Spades

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    As a tech nerd, I got a chubby over that...one wonders though how 3D printable these critters will be and therefore how easily these could be used against the wrong people..? I can see small emitters being designed (if they haven't already) that can cut the links to these things, say out to 20m...And places like football stadiums and large concerts with big emitters...not just for protection but for copyright reasons...Interesting times we live in.
    These drones could be connected by wire like say a TOW missile or similar...this does restrict its use considerably though. (Not going under things or around corners etc)
     
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    belasar Court Jester Staff Member

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    I plan to exercise my 2nd amendment fly swatter rights!
     
  7. OpanaPointer

    OpanaPointer I Point at Opana Staff Member Patron   WW2|ORG Editor

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    There was one particularly hectic day when I wished that paper airplanes could carry grenades. I hope the line doggies use this tech well.
     
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    So we can build tiny drones that cannot be caught but build $1,000,000 drones with the wingspan of a 737 that can be ?
     
  9. Takao

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    Jammers will only stop the dumb lazy "wrong" people. Think outside the box.

    Smart go-getter types will change the operating frequency of the drone - personally, I'd favor a freak near that of a wireless microphone.

    Also, I'd use add a microprocesseor and hardwire the drone to fly a preprogrammed course and return to a preselected spot-this would eliminate a hammer threat. This would take more time, effort and planning, but would be practically unstoppable by passive means alone. And that is just for copyright infringement missions.

    For more nefarious ones...a computer controlled flight would be necessary. The drone would fly at a fixed angle and speed to the jammed area, upon loss of signal, the motors go dead, and the drone will travel in a ballistic arc to the target. Given favorable winds...Boom on target.
     
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    CAC Ace of Spades

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    My jammer would jam all frequencies...aimed outwards creating a dome of fuzz...not a place for aircraft of any type. The ballistic arc is optimistic so say the least...once stopped they drop like a stone...the arc would be minimal at 20kph...or even faster it wouldn’t matter much. It would be a like flies hitting the electrified light...
    I think it was then we both woke up...
     
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    OpanaPointer I Point at Opana Staff Member Patron   WW2|ORG Editor

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    Tiny targets are hard to hit.
     
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    gtblackwell Well-Known Member Patron  

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    I was being totally facetious !!! $1.000.000 targets will add up, even by Pentagon standards :)
     
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